This new role is set to deliver an ambitious strategy to preserve the history of Cambridgeshire.
The Museum of Cambridge is calling the residents of Cambridgeshire to celebrate the place they call home – in miniature!
The Museum of Cambridge has announced its latest Annual Appeal: ‘Saving Our Stories’ which aims to raise significant funds to support the Museum to care for its large collection of objects.
The friends of the Museum of Cambridge are some of our most valuable supporters. We are so blessed with a wonderful and supporters – who help us thrive in so many ways, our dedicated volunteers, fabulous trustees, generous donors and
By Dr. Maya Parmar, Director of Hadithi C.I.C For me, identity is multidimensional, a mosaic of our own experiences and heritage, encompassing too those experiences of our family. My parents were born in Kenya, East Africa, we have roots in
On 6th June the team from Museum of Cambridge held a wonderful, craft filled workshop with the people of Arbury, and surrounding areas in the north of Cambridge, alongside the main Carnival to create some exquisite bunting all ready for
The Arbury Carnival returns to the Museum of Cambridge! This year marks the 45th anniversary of the carnival. Not only we will we have an exhibition at the Museum all about the history of the carnival – we will also
The museum is excited to welcome two new starters to the team. Christine Cellier joins us as Business Manager bringing a wealth of Arts Sector and finance experience to the role. Chris studied philosophy at the Sorbonne in Paris, before
The Museum will be open from May 28th, 2021, with Daniel Zeichner officiating the reopening.
The Museum of Cambridge is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant of £29,505 from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund to help the Museum recover and re-open following Covid-19. This will provide a much-needed boost to the
The Museum of Cambridge has successfully reached the halfway point in its fundraising appeal.
The Museum of Cambridge is currently digitalising a series of diaries written in the 1840s. They are by Josiah Chater, a young drapers apprentice who lived in Market Street. Following the hard work of our team of Research Volunteers, we
Running out of gift ideas for Christmas? Want to give a different kind of present this year? Why not gift an Adopt an Object to someone! As the festive season approaches, the Museum of Cambridge invites history enthusiasts and patrons
This is a first of a series of Volunteer Highlights- showcasing the behind-the-scenes work our volunteers do here at the Museum. Find out more about Collections volunteering from Ruth! Hello, my name is Ruth Tillyard; I am one of the
The Museum spent the weekend celebrating local craftsmanship and community spirit. The Enid Porter room and the courtyard hosted the “Made in Cambridge” Christmas Market between Friday 24th and Sunday 26th of November. The event, which brought together 16 talented
The Museum of Cambridge is excited to launch our new exhibit, “Cars, Carriages and the Cam: Navigating your way in Cambridge”, set to open on Wednesday 8th of November in our Attic Gallery! Discover Cambridge’s history of trams, trains, carriages
This October half-term, the Museum of Cambridge hosted a very successful “Creepy Creatives” arts and crafts event. Held twice during the week, on Tuesday and Saturday, we were thrilled to welcome nearly 40 enthusiastic visitors who joined us to craft
We are thrilled to share some exciting news – our Museum shop is about to undergo a fantastic transformation! Thanks to the generous support of the Steps to Sustainability project, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and delivered by
Earlier in the summer, the Museum of Cambridge welcomed two very special visitors for an important medal ceremony. It was not the Mayor bestowing any grand titles upon a worthy citizen of Cambridge, but it was just as noble a
Enid Porter’s love of all things to do with the Fens is well known and we are justly proud of the collection of objects you can see in our Fen room – the eel basket, the ice skates, as well
Hanging behind the reception counter at the Museum of Cambridge is the unmissable sign, R.MAYNARD ENGINEER WHITTLESFORD Who was he? Well, it was a Robert Maynard who in 1834 set up a foundry making agricultural implements on Whittlesford High Street.