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December 2019

Museum Shop Sunday

1 December 2019, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 Join us to celebrate all things local, and pick up a few unique Christmas pressies for your loved ones. We are hosting a special event for #MuseumShopSunday. We want to showcase all our wonderful local suppliers, and give our visitors the chance to support our Museum. We'll be welcoming special stalls from many of our local suppliers, right here at the Museum. There'll be gorgeous locally made jewellery, glasswork, pottery and more, perfect for those extra-special gifts or the odd…

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January 2020

EXHIBITION: Children’s Books at the Museum of Cambridge

3 January, 9:30 am - 26 February, 5:00 pm
Dining Parlour, The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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This small exhibition shows some of the wonderful collection of children’s books that have been gathered by the Museum since its formation in 1936.

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January Walking Tour: Hidden Cambridge and the Museum of Cambridge

5 January, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Allan Brigham and St. John's College

Join us and explore Hidden Cambridge, taking in the streets, alleys, buildings and history of the people living in the area between St John's College and Quayside — the centre of trade that made the town a thriving inland port long before the first students arrived — before crossing the river to Castle Hill and the location of the Roman settlement of Duroliponte.

A walking tour for local residents who want to know more about the side streets and alleyways of the city as well as for visitors who want to discover more of Cambridge beyond King's Parade

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Mini Moo Workshop

11 January, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Enid Porter Room, Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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We've got a mini moo and we're taking part in the Cows About Cambridge Public Art Trail. Our mini moo needs some clothes - please come and help us design a onesie and choose a name at our mini moo workshop! Free. Drop-in.

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February 2020

February Walking Tour: Hidden Cambridge and the Museum of Cambridge

2 February, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Allan Brigham and St. John's College

Join us and explore Hidden Cambridge, taking in the streets, alleys, buildings and history of the people living in the area between St John's College and Quayside — the centre of trade that made the town a thriving inland port long before the first students arrived — before crossing the river to Castle Hill and the location of the Roman settlement of Duroliponte.

A walking tour for local residents who want to know more about the side streets and alleyways of the city as well as for visitors who want to discover more of Cambridge beyond King's Parade

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ACTIVITY: Toy Art Workshop

16 February, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Enid Porter Room, Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Toys can be just as fun when they're broken.

Come and learn how in this half term workshop.

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Twilight at the Museums

19 February, 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Held every February half term, Twilight at the Museums is a FREE after-hours event for families.

Set out and discover local museums and collections in a completely new way. With darkened galleries for torch lit exploration and other hands-on activities throughout the evening, there are lots of things for families to enjoy.

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ACTIVITY: Stories from the Playroom

21 February, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Free

Giants, snow caves, ghosts. The Museum has many stories. Come and help us tell them.  Artists Jane Hellings and Jill Eastland invite you to create stories and characters that will come to life in the enchanted space of the Museum’s Playroom.  Make articulated cardboard movable puppets, develop their personalities and tell of their adventures!   Free Suitable for ages 5+      

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March 2020

March Walking Tour: Hidden Cambridge and the Museum of Cambridge

1 March, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Allan Brigham and St. John's College

Join us and explore Hidden Cambridge, taking in the streets, alleys, buildings and history of the people living in the area between St John's College and Quayside — the centre of trade that made the town a thriving inland port long before the first students arrived — before crossing the river to Castle Hill and the location of the Roman settlement of Duroliponte.

A walking tour for local residents who want to know more about the side streets and alleyways of the city as well as for visitors who want to discover more of Cambridge beyond King's Parade

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International Women’s Day Events

8 March, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AQ United Kingdom
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Join us on International Women's Day for special tours that will take a closer look at the Women, Unity, Strength exhibition.

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