Our Opening Hours

Our 2019 schedule is in operation — we’re open for visitors throughout the week, as follows:

  • Monday: 10:30am – 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:30am – 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:30am – 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:30am – 5:00pm
  • Friday: 10:30am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday: 10:30am – 5:00pm
  • Sunday: 11:30am – 4:30pm

Did you know that our Museum Shop stocks a wide range of exciting and unique products that will make perfect gifts throughout the year?

We are proud to support local artists and craftspeople and our range of Made in Cambridge items are great for young and old alike.

 

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: Pride & Place: An LGBTQ+ Exhibition

    26 February, 10:30 am - 7 April, 4:30 pm
  2. April Walking Tour: Hidden Cambridge and the Museum of Cambridge

    7 April, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  3. Activity: Creating Our Collection Easter Activities

    8 April, 11:00 am - 22 April, 3:00 pm

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Opportunities

We have a number of opportunities to volunteer at our Museum available at present, more information is available on our volunteering pages

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.