Join us as we take a look at the local history of tobacco pipes using both archaeological finds in the City of Cambridge and the Museum’s sizeable collection!
Roger Lilley tells us about the life of Draper Josiah Chater of 21 Hartington Grove.
For International Women’s day, we take a look at the real woman behind a recent, local work of historical fiction.
Annie Davis, Development Manager, explains why she has donned her old trainers and taken up running again…(and what this has to do with the Museum!)
Museums and heritage organisations like the Museum of Cambridge have always relied on fundraising. After all, it was the generosity of the people of Cambridge that made it possible to set up the Museum in the first place, back in
Do you enjoy local history and museums? Would you like to connect with other Cambridgeshire residents who share your interests? Do you want to rethink the way Britain’s colonial past appears in museums? Then we want to hear from you!
Diana Turner talks about her experience as a volunteer working front-of-house and in collections, and why she loves the people that the Museum brings together.
Did you know that there have long been tales of giants in Cambridgeshire? Read this blog post by Paul Wood to find out more!
Carolyn Ferguson outlines some of Cambridge’s most significant archaeology stories that have been in the news over the last few years, as well as telling us about more recent exciting finds at Croft Gardens.
Find out about the fascinating life of Rodney ‘Gipsy’ Smith, international Evangelist and MBE, who lived on Hinton Avenue in Cambridge.