Monday 13 - Sunday 19 February 2023
Twilight with the Museums has everything you need for a great February half-term. Get set for a week of free and low-cost family events and activities, including hands-on science, storytelling, after-hours museum exploration, space toys, carnival headdresses and underwater-themed discovery.
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Grab a torch and explore Cambridge’s Victorian Pumping Station, searching for the hidden history of a past worker. Hunt for the clues to piece together their story.
Tactile space-themed art activities for under 5s.
Can you find the aliens hiding within the Museum? Hunt them all down on this space-themed trail.
Become a plant hunter and explore the amazing glasshouse range at Cambridge University Botanic Garden on the hunt for weird and wonderful plants.
Get hands-on with engineering, electricity and magnetism at this fun pop-up with Cambridge Science Centre.
Explore Oliver Cromwell’s life with a new free hands-on trail, available only during February half term.
Explore the museum the with lights off with only your torches to guide you. Object handling and museum trails will be available.
Find out more about space toys in the Whipple Museum's collections!
Learn how to be safe online with Webster the spider.
A fun craft activity where you get to make your very own alien world.
Have a go at the glasshouse adventure trail after dark and journey through dry deserts, freezing alpine conditions and lush tropical rainforests on the hunt for weird and wonderful plants.
Participating Museums and Collections
Twilight with the Museums is delivered by the University of Cambridge Museums with funding from Arts Council England and Cambridge City Council.