Photo by Stephen Brown
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.
26 September - 22 October
24 October 2017, 8:00 am - 28 January 2018, 5:00 pm
28 October, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
31 October, 8:00 pm - 1 November, 12:30 am
22 November, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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 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.