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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
21/06/2023
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Free
A new exhibition at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology explores the traces of where people have lived, worked and died for thousands of years in Cambridgeshire.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
17/08/2023
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Free
A display at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science about pest management in museums.
The Polar Museum
29/11/2023
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Explore the hidden histories of the Polar Museum in this new label display. 
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
01/01/2024
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Free with general Garden admission
Step into a world of winter colour and enjoy the textures, colour and fragrance with an uplifting walk around Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s Winter Garden.The Winter Garden is open every day from 10am and will be looking good until the end of March.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
08/01/2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free with general Garden admission
Stroll around the Garden, following our snowdrop trail, and discover snowdrop facts along the way. There are 44 different species, varieties, cultivars and hybrids of snowdrop (Galanthus) to enjoy at the Garden.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
11/01/2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Join us for a fantastic whodunit mystery this winter and track down who's been stealing seeds from pinecones. 
Museum of Zoology
University Museum of Zoology Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
01/02/2024
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Free
NEW - exhibition 'Growing a backbone: Rise of the vertebrates' - discover how and why heads, jaws, teeth & backbones have evolved at our new exhibition, with specimens that have not been on display before. 
Museum of Zoology
Museum of Zoology Downing St Cambridge  CB2 3JE
03/02/2024
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10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Free
Join us as our volunteer guides share their personal selection of fascinating stories about gender and sex in the animal world at the Museum of Zoology.
Kettle's Yard
22/02/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
£15 (£5 Open House community card holders)
Kettle's Yard
Kettle’s Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
22/02/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£24 (£5 students), booking recommended
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Museum of Classical Archaeology Faculty of Classics Sidgwick Avenue Cambridge CB3 9DA
22/02/2024
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Will you dare to enter Mount Olympus and steal fire from the gods? Join us as we open late and turn out the lights for Twilight at the museum.
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
23/02/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Drop in to our fun, hand-on activities that explore the fascinating science of plate tectonics. Build your own mountain range, jump to create your own earthquake and become a deep-Earth scientist.
Museum of Cambridge
23/02/2024
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Free
Let your creativity shine using light and shadows to tell the story of Moses Carter, the Histon giant. With hand-shadow animals, and shadow puppet making.
St Neots Museum
23/02/2024
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
£5 per child/ accompanying adults free
Get hands-on at St Neots Museum at half term
St Neots Museum
23/02/2024
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Free, booking required
Bring your torch to explore St Neots Museum
Cambridge Museum of Technology
23/02/2024
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Free, booking required
Adventure through the Museum after-hours
Museum of Cambridge
23/02/2024
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Normal admission applies
Visit the Museum of Cambridge during Twilight with the Museums and explore the history of Cambridge after dark.
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street Cambridge CB2 1RB
23/02/2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pay what you wish for your exhibition visit.
Free
Kettle's Yard
23/02/2024
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Free
Enjoy a special family concert in the house at Kettle’s Yard
Museum of Classical Archaeology
24/02/2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
Explore the spectrum of identities in the Ancient World.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
02/03/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
At this workshop we will be making our own magnets inspired by the shapes and colours of the flowers, leaves and fruit growing in the tropical glasshouse range.
Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
02/03/2024
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Kettle's Yard
Online event
06/03/2024
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
£10 Friends of Kettle's Yard (£15 General, £5 Students)
Kettle's Yard
07/03/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£12 (£5 Students), booking required
Museum of Zoology
Museum of Zoology Downing St Cambridge CB2 3EJ
08/03/2024
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM, 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Free
Calling all 2-5 year olds! Join us for story telling and play at the Museum. 
Museum of Classical Archaeology
09/03/2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Free
Explore the spectrum of identities in the Ancient World.
The Polar Museum
11/03/2024
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join the Polar Museum team for a Touch Tour and explore a range of objects from different Arctic cultures.
Kettle's Yard
14/03/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£12 (£5 students), booking recommended
Join us for this year’s New Music concert series, programmed by our New Music Curator Tom McKinney. The second concert introduces us to John Butcher and Rhodri Davies.
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Room G19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA
15/03/2024
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Lunchtime talk with the VIEWS Project team
Kettle's Yard
15/03/2024
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM
Free
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Room G19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA
19/03/2024
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Lunchtime talk with Dr Michael Loy
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Room G19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA
20/03/2024
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
Lunchtime talk with Dr Thomas Matthew Boehmer
Museum of Classical Archaeology
22/03/2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Free
A tour of the gallery with Dr Susanne Turner
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Room G19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA
26/03/2024
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
A lunchtime talk with Dr Jana Mokrisova
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Room G19, Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, CB3 9DA
27/03/2024
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
Free
A lunchtime talk with Dr Il Kweon Sir
The Polar Museum
30/03/2024
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free
Try out our pop-up activity station bursting with different activities boxes, puzzles and books.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
06/04/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
The Botanic Garden is famous for its beautiful cherry blossoms. Come along to make your own cherry blossom collage using paper and prints.
The Polar Museum
22/04/2024
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Free
Join us for our museum wellbeing and making workshops for adults at the Polar Museum!
Kettle's Yard
24/04/2024
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
£12 (£9 Friends, £6 students)
Join us for a special event in the Kettle’s Yard house, where artist Issam Kourbaj will be in conversation with exhibition curator Guy Haywood.
Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
25/04/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£12 (£5 students), booking recommended
Join us for this year’s New Music concert series, programmed by our New Music Curator Tom McKinney. For the third concert, pianist Eliza McCarthy will take to the Kettle’s Yard Steinway.
Kettle's Yard
30/04/2024
5:00 PM - 7:15 PM
£5, booking required
Kettle's Yard
Kettle’s Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
02/05/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£24 (£5 students), booking recommended
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
04/05/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Bring your imagination along to this session where we will be making, boggarts, pixies and all kinds of magical creatures out of sticks, clay and leaves.
Kettle's Yard
Kettle’s Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
09/05/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£24 (£5 students), booking recommended
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street Cambridge CB2 1RB
10/05/2024
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Pay what you wish for your exhibition visit.
Sandro Botticelli’s masterpiece Venus and Mars is the highlight of our exciting new display exploring ideas of sex and power, gender and the body through classical mythology and Italian art of the 1400s and 1500s.
Kettle's Yard
Kettle’s Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
16/05/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£24 (£5 students), booking recommended
Kettle's Yard
Kettle’s Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
23/05/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£24 (£5 students), booking recommended
Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
30/05/2024
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
£12 (£5 students), booking recommended
Join us for this year’s New Music concert series, programmed by our New Music Curator Tom McKinney. The Hermes Experiment will be the last concert of the series, offering an exciting finale in the Kettle’s Yard house.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
01/06/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Come along and join us at this event as part of National Children’s Gardening week where we will be decorating planters to grow our own herbs.
Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
22/06/2024
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
06/07/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Come along to find out all about these mysterious creatures and make a moth mobile. Speak to the Botanic Garden moth trapping team and find out if they have caught anything in their trap.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
03/08/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Join us to make a scented lavender bag and other lavender crafts to make your home smell wonderful all summer long.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
07/09/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Help wildlife find somewhere to shelter over the winter by making a lovely minibeast hotel that you can put out in your garden or leave in the Schools Garden at the Botanic Garden.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
05/10/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Use colourful autumn leaves to make a fabulous pumpkin artwork for your home.
Kettle's Yard
Kettle's Yard University of Cambridge Castle Street Cambridge CB3 0AQ
22/10/2024
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11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Free
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
01/11/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Find out about different kinds of mushrooms and make fungi art.
Cambridge University Botanic Garden 
07/12/2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Free
Make Christmas decorations using natural materials from the Botanic Garden.