Our Address

2-3 Castle Street

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By Bike or On Foot

We are located in the centre of Cambridge. You’ll find us on Castle Hill, at the corner of Castle Street and Northampton Street. We are right beside Kettle’s Yard and only a 15-minute walk from King’s College. You can park your bike at the bike parks on Bridge Street or on Northampton Street.

By Car

There are no parking spaces at the Museum. The closest car park is Castle Street Car Park, a 4-minute walk to the Museum, which is often busy but does have 4 Blue Badge/disabled parking bays. We encourage you to use the Madingley Road Park & Ride service if possible. There is a Park & Ride bus stop on Bridge Street, and it is only a short walk to the Museum from there. For more details, check the Cambridge Park & Ride website.

By Train

Cambridge station is the closest train station to the Museum. Check out Trainline for up-to-date train timetables.

It takes about thirty minutes to walk to the Museum from the station. However, there is also a taxi rank outside the station and buses as well. 

  • Bus A (The Busway) goes from stop 9 at Cambridge station and stops at The Busway Shire Hall, which is a 3-minute walk to the Museum.
  • Bus X3 goes from stop 8 at Cambridge station and stops on Castle Street, which is a 1-minute walk to the Museum.
  • Buses Citi 1 and Citi 3 go from stop 7 at Cambridge station and stop on Christ’s College, which is a 10-minute walk to the Museum.

By Bus

There is a bus stop almost directly outside the Museum, on Northampton Street. The bus stop serves the number 4 bus from Cambourne and West Cambridge, the 905 bus from Bedford, and the X3 from Huntingdon.

At St Peter’s Street bus stop (on Castle Street), a 1 minute walk from the Museum, you can catch the number 5 bus to Longstanton Park & Ride and St Ives Park & Ride, or the 6 bus to Oakington.

Check out the Stagecoach website to plan your journey to and from the Museum.