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Cambridgeshire Folk Tales for Children

Tuesday 12 July, 3.30 - 7pm

Walk in the footsteps of kings, monsters, and even the devil as you journey through the magical landscape of Cambridgeshire, with local author Chip Colquhoun at the launch of his brand new book... CAMBRIDGESHIRE FOLK TALES FOR CHILDREN!

Free book launch event.
To visit the Museum, admission charges apply for adults.

Upcoming Events


Weave a Rush Mat or Basket

Wednesday 10 August 6pm – 9pm Learn traditional Fenland techniques with basket maker and artist, Nadine Anderson. See historic examples from our collection and learn how to weave a basket on a mould with locally sources rushes. Nadine will take you through the processes step by step in a relaxed, creative evening. £20/£18 Concessions. All materials provided. Booking essential.



Come and visit our museum shop for traditional and locally made gifts for yourself or loved ones.

Museum Opening Times

Tuesdays to Saturdays: 10:30am - 5:00pm
Last admissions: 4:30pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 4:00pm

Last admissions: 3:30pm

Admission Charges:
Adults- £4.00
Concessions- £2.00
Child under age 12- Free

Tea Room Open:
Saturdays: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Sundays/Bank Holidays: 12.00 - 3.30pm

Enquiries: 01223 355159

Our History


A vibrant collection providing an insight into the history of Cambridgeshire people.

Our Collection

The museum holds 20,000 objects that are related to the history of Cambridge and its area.