Join us in our Clore Learning Studio for free, practical art making workshops. Respond to the displays and exhibitions to make your own artworks. Get creative with artists and our education volunteers, no previous art experience needed!

Activities are for all but most suitable for children between 3 and 11 years. We like to encourage parents/carers to create alongside their child.

If Studio Sunday is busy, you can still get creative by picking up some of our free art activities from the desk.

FREE, drop in between 1-4pm

During museum opening times: Wed - Sat 10am - 4pm this half-term

Pick up our Reindeer Escape trail at the Polar Museum this half-term. Using UV torches, you will able to see in UV light, just like reindeer do! Using your new UV sight, find the letters to help spell out the name of predator that wants to eat you for dinner!

Make your own dinosaur habitat in a jar.

Suitable for children aged 5+


Pre-book: please book in person or telephone 01945 583817

A Studio Sunday Special as part of our CoLAB summer programme

Join us in our Clore Learning Studio for a free, practical art making workshop exploring ideas about accessibility and academic research in the city.

Artist Kaitlin Ferguson has transformed the Clore Learning Studio into a creative research lab and would love you to join her. You will learn new art techniques and skills and explore new ways of creative thinking in a safe and supported space.

Drop in to our petal potions workshop where you can decorate your own glass jar and make a petal potion to take home and use at bath time.

Please note, accompanying adults must pay standard Garden admission on arrival.

Did you know, lavender has a special smell can make you feel calm? Come along to this activity at the Botanic Garden and make your own lavender bag to take home with you. You can also take a closer look at the amazing lavenders growing in the Garden and watch bumblebees collecting nectar.


Please note that accompanying adults must pay normal Garden admission.

Pick up this free summer trail from the Garden ticket offices and you’ll instantly become the newest pupil in bee school. The trail will take you on trip around the Botanic Garden to learn everything you need to know to be a bee. Complete all the lessons, collect the teacher stamps and be awarded with a graduation prize at the end.

Please note that normal Garden admission charges apply for adults.

Your summer adventure starts here...

Welcome to Summer with the Museums 2022, a jam-packed programme of family events. We really hope you enjoy the activities. 

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Ancient Greek myth isn’t just about male heroes. Trace this trail around the Museum's Cast Gallery to follow in the footsteps of women from ancient Greek and Roman myths, and find out more about their amazing stories.

Available from the front desk on your way in.

Journey into the past with our free insect time machine trail. Search for the insects that lived in Cambridgeshire 200 years ago and see what has changed today.

This trail is free to collect from the museum desk when you arrive.

Museum of Zoology is open Tuesday - Saturday 10:00-16:30, and Sundays 12:00-16:30. Closed on Mondays.

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