The Garden’s history has all mysteriously vanished from the trail map! Your challenge is to travel back in time to discover all the missing histories and make the map complete.  Simply pick up a free trail map from a Garden entrance to start your adventure.   

Build a bear skeleton and create your own vertebrate to take home! Plus have a go at our quiz in the Discovery Room. Museum entry FREE

Inspired our art installation, The Butterfly Effect, our hands-on activities help you discover incredible invertebrates that have lived throughout Earth's history. Add to our evolving art installation by making origami butterflies, and explore activities you can do at home to help protect local wildlife.

Inspired our art installation, The Butterfly Effect, our hands-on activities help you discover incredible invertebrates that have lived throughout Earth's history. Add to our evolving art installation by making origami butterflies, and explore activities you can do at home to help protect local wildlife.

Visit the Whipple museum to take part in a series of curious adventures.

Participants are invited to craft light rays on a twenty first century Newton themed orrery, sculpt with colour at 1/10th scale, explore the intricacies of RGB surface reflection and track the effect of sunlight on a light reactive sculptural work over the twelve hours of the Equinox.

Visit the Whipple museum to take part in a series of curious adventures. 

   Participants are invited to craft light rays on a twenty first century Newton themed orrery, sculpt with colour at 1/10th scale, explore the intricacies of RGB surface reflection and track the effect of sunlight on a light reactive sculptural work over the twelve hours of the Equinox.

Visit the Whipple museum to take part in a series of curious adventures. 

   Participants are invited to craft light rays on a twenty first century Newton themed orrery, sculpt with colour at 1/10th scale, explore the intricacies of RGB surface reflection and track the effect of sunlight on a light reactive sculptural work over the twelve hours of the Equinox.

Connecting Cambridge Family Day

Saturday 20th April, 2024

10.00am - 4.00pm

Join us for a day of free activities for all the family! There’ll be hands-on play and crafts including building a mini museum, making your own objects and more. There’s no need to book, just drop-in on the day and get involved.

Would you like to know how to escape the underworld, to come back to life or even how to become a god? In Spring the world comes back to life, so join us to explore stories of resurrection and rebirth at our relaxed afternoon of holiday activities. Dive into the ancient world with miraculous myths from ancient Greece and Rome, get arty by re-enacting the most shocking stories with paper puppets you can take home with you, or welcome the Spring with some flowery crafting.

This will be a completely free, drop-in event so there’s no need to book.

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