On this page you'll find Health and Wellbeing stories with information on how to get involved, as well as resources and research to promote wellbeing, confidence and access for everyone.


Winter comfort
Winter Comfort

Each month a group from Wintercomfort - a Cambridge charity who support people who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes, visits the University of Cambridge Museums.

Read more about Winter Comfort

Arts Pioneers

Arts Pioneers is a monthly art club for young people aged 11-19 with special educational needs and disabilities. 

How to become an Arts Pioneer

Disability Friendly Openings

Disability friendly openings are a chance for children with special educational needs and disabilities who usually find visiting museums overwhelming, to explore a museum at their own pace.

How to book

Touch tours
Touch Tours

Touch Tours are for visitors who are blind and partially sighted to touch, explore and handle real museum objects and sculptures in person.

Read about the Touch Tours

Age well session with 3 people sat under the trees at Jesus College Garden
Age Well

Taking place through partnerships across the Cambridgeshire region, Age Well is a new framework for the UCM that brings together programmes with, and for, older people.

Find out more about the Age Well framework


Free resources to support your visit or bring the museum to you at home.

Little boy looking at globe

Downloadable visual stories of what visiting each Museum will look like ahead of your visit.

Gentle films for those looking to feel better that can be used at home or in clinical and residential care settings.

SEND activities to try at home

Discover a series of SEND activities to try at home, including Artist Educator, Kaitlin Ferguson's short instruction films with two ‘levels’ of art activity, based on concentration levels; instant or detailed.

Research and external websites

Research and organisations providing further resources, events and information.

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