Welcome to our Museum

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.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Exhibition: Safeguards against Witchcraft

    24 October 2017, 10:30 am - 19 February 2018, 4:30 pm
  2. Scandi Folded Star Christmas Workshop

    22 November, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  3. Scandi Folded Star Christmas Workshop

    25 November, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  4. Ghost Hunt with Ghost Hunt UK

    25 November, 8:00 pm - 26 November, 2:00 am
  5. Willow and Rush Christmas Decorations Workshop (Morning)

    2 December, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Education

We offer an exciting programme of workshops for Primary School children at the museum. All workshops include hands-on activities with museum staff and themed trails around the museum.

Capturing Cambridge

Capturing Cambridge is a project which develops the Museum as a venue, resource centre and ‘home’ for local and community history projects in Cambridge.

Tracing Traditions

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.