The Whipple Museum: past and future

The Whipple Museum of the History of Science will be closed from 4 July 2018 to January 2019. Find out why below… Enter the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and you can’t help but be struck by the architecture of the Main Gallery. The eye is drawn upwards to the ceiling, with its Jacobean hammer-beam roof-trusses — a fancy… Read full article

38631 hours and counting!

684 volunteers are involved across the University of Cambridge Museums, but what have they been up to? It is that time of year again; National Volunteer Week is upon us and this is always a good time to reflect back on what everyone has been up to in the past year. Over the past year, there have been so many… Read full article

How the other half live

Ever keen to find out what our colleagues are up to in other museums, five members of the UCM education team travelled to Oxford to meet up with staff from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The team at Oxford arranged a packed day where we met not only the education team but also their exhibitions, digital and community… Read full article