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Over three hundred years of Cambridgeshire history in the former White Horse Inn. The timber framed building was a coaching inn from the 17th century. Explore our collections, from household objects, paintings and toys to Fen folklore cures and remedies. Discover the fascinating stories of local people – find the Giant’s Boot, the prize belt of the long distance champion of the world, witch bottles and the real Muffin Man.
10 February, 10:30 am - 25 March, 4:30 pm
21 February - 28 March
27 March, 10:30 am - 6 May, 4:30 pm
30 March - 15 April
25 April, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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The Board of Trustees are seeking to appoint a Transitional Project Officer to implement organisational and operational change at the Museum of Cambridge, in order to secure its long term sustainability. Funded by a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Resilient Heritage…
Capturing Cambridge is a project which develops the Museum as a venue, resource centre and ‘home’ for local and community history projects in Cambridge.
How do people remember and reinvent age-old traditions for our modern world? How does folklore influence the way we live? We will be exploring these ideas and more in this project.