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Make a Willow Bird Feeder

Family Event
Wednesday 3 August 10:30am – 1pm and 2pm – 4.30pm

Do your feathered friends a favour this Summer. Join basket maker and artist Nadine Anderson to learn traditional techniques and weave a beautiful willow bird feeder to take home.
Part of University of Cambridge Museums Summer at the Museums

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 sourced 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

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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.