Two million years of human history, one million artefacts and countless amazing stories. Discover the earliest African stone tools, recent Cambridge archaeological finds, and tattoo instruments collected during Captain Cook’s voyages to the Pacific.
The diversity of animal life is on display in the University Museum of Zoology’s brand new galleries. From moths to monkeys, mammoths to manatees, discover stories of extinction, survival, evolution and exploration.
Discover Polar adventure and exploration on your doorstep. From penguins to paintings, sleeping bags to sextants, Inuit art to explorers’ diaries – come find out about exploration, science and survival at the extreme ends of the earth.
The Whipple Museum of the History of Science will reopen Wednesday 21 October, and every following Wednesday and Friday up until Christmas, with 2 hour time slots:12.30pm - 2.30pm& 3pm - 5pm. Tickets are free and must be booked in advance.
A walk through the University’s oldest museum will take you on a 4.5 billion year journey through time, from the meteoritic building blocks of planets, to the thousands of fossils of animals and plants that illustrate the evolution of life in the oceans, on land and in the air.
Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Set in a beautiful house, Kettle’s Yard has been newly refurbished to better host its remarkable collection of modern art and contemporary art exhibitions.