Cambridge Codebreakers: Developing a codebreaking adventure across 4 museums

How do you run a live action adventure game across four museums? As Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret comes to an end for now, Digital Engagement Specialist Ina Pruegel reflects on the project. About the game Cambridge Codebreakers: The Last Secret was an adventure game across four of the University of Cambridge Museums (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Fitzwilliam Museum,… Read full article

Curiosities at the Bedside

Ruth Clark reflects on a new partnership between the University of Cambridge Museums and the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Dialysis Unit. Starting in May 2017, two days a month the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) have been going to the Addenbrooke’s Hospital Dialysis Unit with curious, historic, fascinating and sometimes just beautiful things from their collections. Moving around the wards, from bedside… Read full article

India Unboxed: Heracles at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Which muscle-bound Greek hero do we have here then? It’s the one and only Heracles – striding manfully through myth and legend and revealing the surprising links between the Classical world and the Indian subcontinent in this new India Unboxed video. India Unboxed is a year-long celebration across the University and city of Cambridge to mark the UK–India Year of… Read full article