Work experience at the Zoology exploring the collections

“I had a great week working there!”: Work Experience at the University of Cambridge Museums

During the final week of University of Cambridge Museums Work Experience, Deniz from Impington Village College, Maicie from Stour Valley Community School, Katie from Comberton Village College and Nellie-Mae from Cambourne Village College all spent time at the Fitzwilliam Museum and another of our University Museums. We asked them some questions about their time with UCM, what they did and… Read full article

3 Odd Things You Can Make From Natural Materials

The Green Museums project explores environmental themes across the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Our objects hide a history of how we have understood the environment and the problems it now faces, deep in their archives and in the objects in plain sight. In this second instalment in the Green Museums blog series, Rosie Amos explores Earth Skills. These days… Read full article

Weaving Cultures: Textiles of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Cambridge is a fascinating place that brings people and objects together; a place that unites museums and research and attracts experts from all over the world. In April 2018, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology welcomed world-leading experts who studied and discussed some of the manifold textile treasures hold in the collections of the museum. This masterclass was part of… Read full article