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. The museum's holdings are particularly strong in material dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries, especially objects produced by English instrument makers, although the collection contains objects dating from the medieval period to the present day. Instruments of astronomy, navigation, surveying, drawing and calculating are well represented, as are sundials, mathematical instruments and early electrical apparatus. The Whipple Museum was founded in 1944 when Robert Stewart Whipple presented his collection of scientific instruments to the University of Cambridge.
|Opening Times (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015)|
* Monday - Friday, 12.30 - 4.30pm.
Closed weekends and Bank Holidays.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
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