Coming soon: LGBTQ+ Tours in Cambridge Museums

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) are launching brand new volunteer-led LGBTQ+ tours. Read on to find out more. The UCM’s collections are full of objects that speak to LGBTQ+ histories and themes, revealing the contribution of individuals and their stories throughout history. We are currently inviting passionate volunteers to join our team of tour guides and share this fascinating… Read full article

Drink and Draw at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

One gallery. Two expert artists. Heaps of pencils and lashings of white wine. It can only mean Drink and Draw! The Museum of Classical Archaeology has been a haven for artists for aeons, with its gallery jam-packed full of casts of the masterpieces of classical art. But in May 2015 I decided to build on this popularity by tapping into… Read full article

Cambridge Codebreakers: turning museum visitors into players

What does it feel like for visitors to be able to play games inside museums? And how can museums benefit from turning their visitors into players? Games researcher Sofia Romualdo reports on the gameplay experience of location-based game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret. Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret is a location-based game created by Fire Hazard Games with the University… Read full article