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Bridging Binaries: Pilot LGBTQ+ Tours at Cambridge Museums

From same-sex behaviour among penguins to eroticism in the ancient world, explore the spectrum of identities that exist across time, place and culture in Cambridge collections. Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects.


Pilot Tours dates and times

Museum of Zoology: Saturdays 8th and 15th Dec, 3pm, FREE
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Fitzwilliam Museum: Sundays 9th, 16th Dec, 2pm and Saturday 15th Dec, 11am, FREE
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Polar Museum: Saturdays 8th, 15th Dec, 2:30pm, FREE
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***New tour dates will be released January 2019***


Important information

Pilot tours will last approximately 45 mins and led by a volunteer guide.

Please note that tours will involve walking around the Museum for the duration.

Meeting points for tours will be provided upon booking.


Access information

All of the Museums and tours are wheelchair accessible. Volunteer guides are happy to adjust the tours to meet the needs of the group on the day.

Please see a link to more information on visiting each participating Museum:

Museum of Zoology:

Fitzwilliam Museum:

Polar Museum: