The University of Cambridge Museums are currently closed.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden is open to provide a green space for walking and wellbeing in the city. To visit the Garden, you must purchase a ticket online.

In line with the roadmap out of lockdown, we hope to welcome you back in May. We will continue to update this page with reopening, ticketing and safety information. You can also sign up to our newsletter.
 

Reopening News

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Open from Tuesday 18 May, then weekly Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm & Sundays 12 - 5pm.
Tickets on sale from  11 May at 10am
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system.
Enquiry? Call 01223 333516 during opening hours or email visitor.services@maa.cam.ac.uk 

Museum of Classical Archaeology
Open from Tuesday 18 May, then weekly Tuesday - Friday, 11am-2pm & Saturdays 2 - 5pm.
Tickets on sale from 11 May at 10am.
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system.
Enquiry? Call 01223 330402 during opening hours or email museum@classics.cam.ac.uk

The Fitzwilliam Museum
Open from Tuesday 18 May, then weekly Tuesday - Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays 12 - 5pm.
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system. Book your free ticket. Unable to book online? Please call 01223 333230 during opening hours.

Kettle's Yard
Open from Wednesday 19 May, then weekly Wednesday - Sunday 11am - 5pm.
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system. Book your free ticket. Unable to book online? Please call 01223 748100 during opening hours.

The Polar Museum
Open from Thursday 20 May, then weekly  Thursday - Saturday 10am - 4pm.
Tickets on sale from Wednesday 12 May at 10am.
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system.
Enquiry? Call 01223 336540 during opening hours or email museum@spri.cam.ac.uk 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Open from Thursday 20 May, then weekly Thursday to Saturday, 10am, 10.30am, 2 & 2.30pm time slots.
Tickets on sale from  Thursday 13 May at 10am.
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system.
Enquiry? Call 01223 333456 during opening hours or email sedgwickmuseum@esc.cam.ac.uk

The Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Open from Monday 17 May, then weekly Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 12.30pm - 2.00pm.
Tickets on sale from Tuesday 11 May at 10am.
Entry to the Museums is via a timed ticketing system.
Enquiry? Call 01223 330906 during opening hours or email hps-whipple-museum@lists.cam.ac.uk

Museum of Zoology
Open from Thursday 20 May, then weekly Thursday to Saturday 10am - 4.30pm.
Tickets on sale from Thursday 13 May at 10am.
Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system.
Enquiry? Call 01223 336650 during opening hours or email umzc@zoo.cam.ac.uk 

The Botanic Garden is open.
To book your ticket, visit: www.botanic.cam.ac.uk Unable to book online? Please call 01223 336265 during opening hours


Please note
In line with government requirements, please be aware that when you visit the museum, everyone in your party over the age of 16 will be asked to either scan the NHS Test and Trace app or provide their name and contact details.



While you might not be able to visit in person right now, there are lots of ways to explore the museums online or have fun at home:

What’s On - Online talks, lives and courses, all at your fingertips.

Home Activities - from wildlife wanders to stories inspired by paintings, enjoy some fun learning activities with the family.

Explore the Collections - Discover a wealth of stories and knowledge inspired by the collections.

A spot of shopping? - We all miss the museum shops, so why not browse their tempting wares online?

We look forward to welcoming you back to the museums soon.