Life as a Collections Volunteer

In this volunteer role I have primarily been involved with the cataloguing of Great British coinage dating from the reign of Queen Anne onwards through the Hanoverians. This work is part of an ongoing project within the Department of Coins and Medals at the Fitzwilliam Museum to ensure all records are as detailed as possible, to facilitate their future use… Read full article

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