We are delighted to announce that the Museum of Cambridge has received generous National Lottery support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its project, Securing Our Future. Shortly before Christmas, the Trustees reported that this small, independent social history
Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day, otherwise known as Saint Valentine’s Day, occurs on 14 February every year. Originally a Christian feast day to honour Saint Valentinus, it is nowadays regarded as a day of romance across the world. Valentine’s Day
What should you do if a witch enters your home? A visit to our latest temporary exhibition Safeguards Against Witchcraft will provide some guidance and we’re pleased to announce that we’re extending its run so there’s more time to see
The Museum of Cambridge (formerly known as the Cambridge and County Folk Museum) is currently facing significant challenges that threaten its future. It has been at the heart of Cambridge for more than eighty years but, like many small, independent
Happy Hallowe’en! What traditions do you follow at Hallowe’en? We’d love to hear your stories and memories. The following extract is a story told by William Kemp who died in 1906 at the age of 91. In turn, it was
Have you ever wondered what a night in a haunted museum might be like? We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Ghost Hunt UK, who will be hosting paranormal vigils in our Museum on selected nights during
Can you help us create an archive and exhibition of memories of Arbury Carnival?
Rick Leggatt’s introduction to his Radical Mugs exhibition in our Community Cabinet.
Extreme skipping and fantastic workshop from world champion rope jumper, Adrienn Banhegyi, at the skipathon on Parker’s Piece.