the Work experience cohort pointing a painting in the Fitzwilliam

“I never knew there were so many jobs in a museum”

During our latest week of Work Experience we were joined by Kirsten from Swavesey Village College, Helena from Stour Valley Community School, Kyla from The King’s School Peterborough and Liam from St Ivo School. We asked them some questions about their time with the University of Cambridge Museums, what they did and what they enjoyed the most. Why did you… 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

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