Getting Here

You can find us on the corner of Castle Street and Northampton Street, just 5 minutes walk from the City centre.

Our address is: 2/3 Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ


  • Telephone: 01223 355159
  • Email:

Opening Times

We are currently operating a revised Winter-Spring opening schedule:

  • Friday: 10:30am – 5:00pm, with last admissions at 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:30am – 5:00pm, with last admissions at 4:30pm
  • Sunday: and some Bank Holidays: 12:00 – 4:00pm, with last admissions at 3:30pm

Admission Charges

  • Adults: £4.00
  • Concessions: £2.00
  • Child under age 12: Free

Guided Tours

We offer guided tours for groups, but they must be booked in advance. If you would like a guided tour please contact us for more information. We are happy to discuss your visit and provide activity tailored to the needs and interests of your group.



Our shop, like our Museum, is about all things Cambridge. We support local artists and makers and stock locally made gifts, crafts and jewellery along with toys, books and souvenirs.

Our Made in Cambridge range features local hand crafted, artist and artisan made items such as Boxworth Botanicals lovely new plant based skin care range; new glass selection of sweet little sculptures from Jill Fordham at Hurdy Gurdy Glass; up-cycled accessories from Qhere; lavender pouches and hair bows from Frankie and the Sewing Machine; glass coasters, jewellery, decorations and hair clips from Maureen Charles at MPJ Glassbeautifully scented, hand poured soy candles from The Candle Company Cambridge.