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Whipple Museum of the History of Science
18/07/2022
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Free
Craftswomen is a new exhibition at the Whipple Museum exploring the work of women in the British instrument trade between the 17th and 19th centuries. It exposes the often unseen work of the ‘craftswomen’ who made instruments for measuring, modelling and investigating the world.
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
26/07/2022
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Free
An exciting new exhibition where the displays harness the allure and power of colour to inspire reflection and creativity.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
12/09/2022
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12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Free
Curated by student intern Eleanor Brittain, Secret Science showcases quirky objects that are not what they seem.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
12/09/2022
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Free
Collecting the Nation examines how geology relates to nationalism and colonialism.
Kettle's Yard
13/10/2022
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8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
£220 (£65 students), booking required
The 2022-23 Chamber Music programme includes a diverse and exciting season of recitals to enjoy in the House at Kettle’s Yard. This year we are delighted to be welcoming back some old favourites as well as new faces to Kettle’s Yard.
Kettle's Yard
12/11/2022
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Impressions of carnival by Paul Dash, Errol Lloyd & John Lyons in dialogue with works from The Fitzwilliam Museum & Kettle’s Yard
Museum of Zoology
University Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
23/11/2022
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Free
Discover the reflections of two Cambridge students at our Student Voices: What is Nature? display
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
01/12/2022
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Free with general Garden admission
Step into a world of winter colour and enjoy the textures, colour and fragrance with an uplifting walk around Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s Winter Garden.The Winter Garden is open every day from 10am and will be looking good until the end of March.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
10/01/2023
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Spanning almost 400 years, this display of prints and drawings explores some of the ways artists have responded to political violence and social injustice. Drawn from collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, the display surveys different forms of witnessing: works by artists who had direct experience of horrors, or who grew up in the shadow of terrible events; those who were commissioned to give visual form to the words of others, and those who assimilate in their work the trauma of distant ordeals.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
21/01/2023
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£195
Join RHS medal-winning garden designer Paul Herrington and start designing your own garden
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
02/02/2023
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
£25
Join tutor Laura Mayer for a colourful introduction to the Georgian garden
Kettle's Yard, Museum of Cambridge
For further information including questions on access contact Ruchika Gurung, University of Cambridge Museums Communities Coordinator: rg683@cam.ac.uk
04/02/2023
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Free
Join us for a walk and talk to explore our Museums and their complex, challenging and contradictory stories of power.  
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
07/02/2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
This course will teach you the science of pruning and maintaining health in woody plants in winter
Museum of Zoology
Online talk
08/02/2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free
Join us online for a talk on the heroes behind our collections 
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
08/02/2023
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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£135
Learn how to create a beautiful illustrations with Janie Pirie on this three part course
Museum of Zoology
Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
10/02/2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Uncover the fascinating stories behind our collections, from the beetles of Charles Darwin to the tale of our fin whale.
Museum of Zoology
University Museum of Zoology Downing St Cambridge
10/02/2023
10:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Free
Discover animal sounds with stories and play in the Museum.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
11/02/2023
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Garden admission charges apply for adults. Children free.
Become a plant hunter and explore the amazing glasshouse range at Cambridge University Botanic Garden on the hunt for weird and wonderful plants. 
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
11/02/2023
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Can you find all the coloured Dinosaurs hidden in the museum?
Cambridge Science Centre
Cambridge Science Centre 1st Floor, Grand Arcade St Andrew's St Cambridge, CB2 3BJ
11/02/2023
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Get hands-on with engineering, electricity and magnetism at this fun pop-up with Cambridge Science Centre. 
Norris Museum
11/02/2023
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
£10.00 for one child, £15.00 for two children (using the same mat)
Tactile space-themed art activities for under 5s.
Norris Museum
11/02/2023
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Can you find the aliens hiding within the Museum? Hunt them all down on this space-themed trail. 
The Cromwell Museum
11/02/2023
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11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Free
Explore Oliver Cromwell’s life with a new free hands-on trail, available only during February half term.
Cambridge Museum of Technology
11/02/2023
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10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Free with normal admission
Grab a torch and explore Cambridge’s Victorian Pumping Station, searching for the hidden history of a past worker. Hunt for the clues to piece together their story.
The Polar Museum
13/02/2023
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
Join us for a relaxed morning for children with special educational needs and disabilities.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
13/02/2023
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Free
Find out more about space toys in the Whipple Museum's collections! 
The Polar Museum
13/02/2023
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Free
Explore the museum the with lights off with only your torches to guide you. Object handling and museum trails will be available.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
13/02/2023
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£135
Join our assistant curator, Dr Ángela Cano, on this two-day course, journeying through the many dimensions of tropical plant diversity
Centre for Computing History
14/02/2023
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Normal admission applies
Learn how to be safe online with Webster the spider.
Norris Museum
14/02/2023
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
£10.00 for one child, £18.00 for two, £26.00 for three (at the same table)
A fun craft activity where you get to make your very own alien world.
Museum of Zoology
University Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
15/02/2023
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Visit the Museum of Zoology in the dark! Are you brave enough?
The Fitzwilliam Museum
15/02/2023
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5, free for students, University of Cambridge/ARU staff
Jane Joseph is a painter and printmaker, whose etchings to accompany Primo Levi's 'If This is a Man' feature in 'Bearing Witness?'. Join this in-conversation talk to find out more about how the commission came about and her practice at large.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
15/02/2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Explore the Whipple Museum in the dark and find out more about space toys in our collections!
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
15/02/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free
Find out more about space toys in the Whipple Museum's collection and have a go at making your own! 
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
15/02/2023
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Free
Have a go at the glasshouse adventure trail after dark and journey through dry deserts, freezing alpine conditions and lush tropical rainforests on the hunt for weird and wonderful plants. 
Norris Museum
15/02/2023
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
£4.50 for 1 child, £8 for 2, £11.50 for 3
Explore the Museum after dark and enjoy some alien (and underpants!) themed activities.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
15/02/2023
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Free
Join us for a family friendly exploration of the museum. .
All Saints Church
15/02/2023
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Twilight themed 'shadowy' activities and crafts.
All Saints Church
15/02/2023
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Drop-in for a stained glass trail and craft activities
Centre for Computing History
15/02/2023
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Workshop participant, £10; accompanying adult, £10 (required for under 14s)
Get hands-on with Raspberry Pi Pico in this fun workshop.
Centre for Computing History
15/02/2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop participant, £10; accompanying adult, £10 (required for under 14s)
Learn how to connect everyday objects (like carrots) to a computer with the help of an ingenious device.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
16/02/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free
Find out more about space toys in the Whipple Museum's collection and have a go at making your own! 
Centre for Computing History
16/02/2023
10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Workshop participant, £10; accompanying adult, £10 (required for under 14s)
Engage in some friendly competition with other game designers and see if you can win a prize.
Museum of Classical Archaeology
16/02/2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Are you brave enough to descend into Hades, the Greek Underworld? Explore our Cast Gallery in a new way as we open late and turn down the lights.
Kettle's Yard
16/02/2023
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Free
Interact with new artwork explore light & shadow created by artist Georgia Akbar and students from Castle School and enjoy carnival-inspired art-making and story-telling in the galleries.
Museum of Cambridge
16/02/2023
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Discover the Museum after dark...
Centre for Computing History
17/02/2023
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Normal admission applies
Help the Code-a-Pillar on his mission to become a beautiful butterfly.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
17/02/2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free
Find out more about space toys in the Whipple Museum's collection and have a go at making your own! 
St Neots Museum
17/02/2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Explore the Museum after-hours by torchlight
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
18/02/2023
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Do you want to learn how to keep your roses healthy, flowering and under control?
The Fitzwilliam Museum
21/02/2023
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Join us for a talk that explores how Western European religious painting was embraced and transformed by women and queer artists working in 19th and 20th century Britain. The talk relates to works from the Fitzwilliam collection.
Museum of Zoology
University Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
22/02/2023
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free
Join us for a talk by Sujit Sivasundaram as he explores human relations with pangolins, colonial histories, Indigenous perspectives and the origins of covid-19.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
24/02/2023
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Free
Bringing together extraordinary antiquities, Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean takes visitors on a 4,000-year journey from life in the ancient Mediterranean to today.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
24/02/2023
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Go on a journey through the seasons learning about wild flowers with garden historian Twigs Way
The Polar Museum
27/02/2023
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join us for our wellbeing and making workshops at the Polar Museum! Meet and Make at the Museum sessions are all about giving you a supportive and social space to be creative.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
28/02/2023
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5, free for students, University of Cambridge/ARU staff
Join Curator, Anastasia Christophilopoulou, online to learn more about the Museum’s new exhibition and the research project behind it, which began back in 2018. Discover more about the research themes and the overall contribution it has made to its field.
Kettle's Yard
04/03/2023
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Celebrating one of the most significant potters of the twentieth century, this major new exhibition is a rare opportunity to experience Lucie Rie’s (1902-1995) ground- breaking practice across six decades.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
08/03/2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Learn about what composition is, why it matters in botanical illustration, and how to make a composition work
Museum of Zoology
Museum of Zoology David Attenborough Building Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
10/03/2023
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Free
Uncover the fascinating stories behind our collections, from the beetles of Charles Darwin to the tale of our fin whale.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
14/03/2023
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£70
Learn about this fascinating plant family with Botanic Garden expert Luigi Leoni
The Fitzwilliam Museum
15/03/2023
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
£5, free for students, University of Cambridge/ARU staff
Curator, Anastasia Christophilopoulou talks about the community engagement project and associated artists involved in the Museum’s new exhibition ‘Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean'.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
21/03/2023
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£35
Learn tips to tackle your own plot with increased confidence
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
31/03/2023
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£25
Go on a journey with garden historian Twigs Ways learning about our seasonal wild flowers
The Fitzwilliam Museum
14/04/2023
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
£5, free for students, University of Cambridge/ARU staff
Join project curator Abigail Baker on a tour of 'Islanders: The Making of the Mediterranean’ where she will share her exclusive highlights from the exhibition.
Kettle's Yard
08/07/2023
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Ancient, intimate and political, embroidery is the foremost cultural material of Palestine.
Kettle's Yard
11/11/2023
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
This group exhibition is based on the pioneering vision of artist Li Yuan-chia (1929 – 1994) and the LYC Museum & Art Gallery which he founded and ran between 1972 and 1983 in the Cumbrian village of Banks, alongside Hadrian’s Wall.