Opening Hours and Recent News

The Guest Room We are operating on our Spring Schedule and opening times are as follows:

  • Friday: 10:30am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:30am - 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm

We are pleased to announce that we are extending the Mary Charlotte Greene R.A. exhibition for a further fortnight. Come and learn more about her as well as Impington's remarkable resident Elizabeth Woodcock throughtout April.

Don't forget: our Museum Shop has a range of exciting Made in Cambridge items on sale.

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: All in a Cave of Snow – the Strange Tale of Elizabeth Woodcock

    27 March, 10:30 am - 6 May, 4:30 pm
  2. Exhibition: Mary Charlotte Greene – Streets, Inns, Yards and Courts of Cambridge, 1894 – 1950

    30 March - 29 April
  3. Talk: From Football to Cricket – the Development of Sport in Cambridge

    25 April, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Activity: Banners Project Workshop

    12 May, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Opportunities

Would you like to shape the future of a much-loved museum and be instrumental in ensuring its long-term success at the heart of a growing city community?

The Museum of Cambridge is at a momentous turning point in its history. We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated Transitional Project Officer who will implement the organisational and operational change that will secure its future.

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.