Welcome to the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

Walk among the gods and heroes in one of the largest surviving collections of plaster casts of Greek and Roman statues in the world. 


Collection Highlights

Explore 450 plaster casts of the some of the most iconic sculptures from classical antiquity. Don’t miss:
- The bruised and battered Terme Boxer.
- The brightly-painted Peplos Kore.
- The drama of Laocoon and his Sons.

Free entry

Contact Us

Website: www.classics.cam.ac.uk/museum
Call: 01223 330402
Email: museum@classics.cam.ac.uk

Social Media
Facebook: MuseumofClassicalArchaeologyCambridge
Twitter: @classarch

Research Enquiries and Image Permissions

For information about consulting the Museum’s collection for research purposes, see its research profile.
For image permissions, see the guidance on the Museum’s website.

The University's museums and Garden are within walking distance of each other. If travelling by car, we recommend using Park and Ride services

Classical Archaeology Museum exterior
Cast of Peplos Kore
people exploring the casts inside the museum
people exploring the casts inside the museum
A cast of Zeus from the museum collection
Terme Boxer
people exploring the casts inside the museum
A collection of cast busts from the museum
    Opening hours

    52.2005943, 0.11025459999996

    Accessibility Information

    If you have special access requirements, please contact the Museum in advance of your visit in order to make your experience as smooth as possible.

    A visual story: Museum of Classical Archaeology
    This visual guide will help your child know what to expect and ease the anxiety which often accompanies a visit to somewhere new and unfamiliar. Download the Museum of Classical Archaeology Visual Story to help plan your visit. 

    Physical Access

    Please note:  our lift is currently out of order.  Please call us on 01223 330402 for updates.

    Step free access to the Museum is via a lift, accessed by a separate door at the other end of the Faculty of Classics building. Please contact the Faculty’s Reception staff at the main entrance. They will call up to the Museum for a Museum staff member to escort you to the lift. 

    The Museum’s flooring is level and there is access to all areas of the collection. There is seating throughout for visitors’ use. Staff are available to help. 

    All staircases have continuous hand rails.

    Visibility impairments
    The Museum is very well lit. Large print labels are available in each bay.

    Hearing impairments
    The Museum is carpeted and generally very quiet.

    Assistance dogs 
    are very welcome. 

    Disabled parking
    There are three disabled parking bays on the Sidgwick Site. Two are behind the Museum in the main car park, allowing easy access to the Museum. To find the third, follow the road through the car park as it turns right and then left.

    Changing Places Toilet
    The closest Changing Places toilet is located in the Grand Arcade car park. Locate more Changing Places toilets in Cambridge. 

    Additional Museum of Classical Archaeology Access Information

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