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University of Cambridge Museums

The University of Cambridge has 8 museums and the Cambridge University Botanic Garden, which when combined, has the country's highest concentration of internationally important collections outside of London.


England's Historic Cities App

Visit Cambridge has partnered with 11 other heritage cities nationally to bring this exciting new product to Cambridge.

The England's Historic Cities App tells the story of the country's best loved heritage sites. Using innovative new mobile technology, visitors are given the chance to gain new insights into the history of 12 historic locations including our very own Fitzwilliam Museum.

The app uses state-of-the-art mobile technology to connect trigger points and camera phones to uncover augmented-reality displays, 3D reconstructions, and 360-degree panoramas.

Richard, VII Viscount Fitzwilliam, who donated his collection to University of Cambridge after his death, takes visitors on a virtual journey of history and culture from prehistoric times and ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt, through to medieval Japan and modern-day Britain.


Explore the links below and start visiting today...


Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum has over half a million incredible artworks in its collection, presenting world history and art from as far back as 2500 BC to the present day.


Museum of Archaeology &

Anthropology 

The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology's collections reveal much about not only archaeology and anthropology, but also about world art and world history.


Museum of Classical Archaeology 

The Museum of Classical Archaeology houses and displays one of the largest, and perhaps the finest collection of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture in the world.


The Polar Museum

The Polar Museum houses an extensive collection of artefacts relating to the polar regions. 


The Sedgwick Museum 

The Sedgwick Museum contains fossils, rocks and minerals from around the world and explores more than 500 million years of Earth's history.


Whipple Museum of the

History of Science 

The Whipple Museum's collection includes scientific instruments, apparatus, models, pictures, prints, photographs, books and other material related to the history of science. 


Cambridge University Botanic

Garden 

The Cambridge University Botanic Garden displays over 8,000 different plant species in 40 acres of beautiful landscapes.


Kettle's Yard

***CLOSED FOR MAJOR REDELOPMENT UNTIL 2017***

Kettle's Yard has a fine collection of modern art in a unique and beautiful domestic setting and a gallery showing regular exhibitions.


University Museum of Zoology 

***CLOSED FOR REFURBISHMENT UNTIL 2017***

The University Museum of Zoology has spectacular displays of internationally important specimens, including fossils, mammal skeletons, birds and beautiful shells.

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