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Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Museum

Free School Lane
Cambridge
CB2 3RH

Tel: 01223 330906

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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

Opening Times (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday12:3016:30*
Tuesday12:3016:30*
Wednesday12:3016:30*
Thursday12:3016:30*
Friday12:3016:30*
SaturdayClosed*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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