The University of Cambridge Museums works closely with the University’s other collections, as well as with partners in the city and local area. We are a member of Cambridge Arts and Cultural Leaders, committed to embedding art and culture in Cambridge’s future development.

Other University Collections
Many of the University’s collections are free and open to the public. 

Cambridge University Library
The Library’s Exhibition Centre holds major public exhibitions of its collections. 

New Hall Art Collection
Europe’s most significant collection of contemporary works by women artists, displayed throughout Murray Edwards College. 

The Lawrence Room at Girton College
Girton College’s own museum collection, including Anglo-Saxon, Egyptian and Mediterranean artefacts. 

The Press Museum
The Cambridge University Press Museum contains original and facsimile copies of items relating to publishing, printing and the history of the Press.

St John’s College Library Exhibitions
The Exhibition Area in St John’s College showcases a range of exhibitions including items from their historic Special Collections. 

Independent Collections

The Museum of Cambridge
A vibrant collection of folklore, toys and other objects telling the history of Cambridge. 

Cambridge Science Centre
A venue for hands-on exhibitions, shows and workshops, the Science Centre is all about what’s exciting in science and technology.

Cambridge Museum of Technology
Based in Cambridge’s historic pumping station, the Museum is home to a fascinating range of locally-produced technology.

Cambridge Centre for Computing History
Discover the story of the Information Age with the Centre’s collection of important computers and historic artefacts.

Sector Support

SHARE Museums East
We will continue to work with SHARE across the region in 2018-2022 as an Arts Council England-funded National Portfolio Organisation.