What's On


Giant Men and Tall Tales

Saturday 27th August 11am–12pm or 2pm–3pm

Join local storyteller, Marion Leeper, and enter a world of magic and mystery with local stories and legends.

This is a led session lasting 1 hour. Suitable for ages 5 and above. Booking advised. Included in Museum admission

Upcoming Events


Rhymes and Riddles Museum Trail

22 July – 4 September Decode the rhymes and riddles written by Fenland Poet Laureate, Leanne Moden, and discover the matching objects in the museum! Suitable for ages 5 and up. Included in Museum admission.



Come and visit our museum shop for traditional and locally made gifts for yourself or loved ones.

Museum Opening Times

Tuesdays to Saturdays: 10:30am - 5:00pm
Last admissions: 4:30pm
Sundays and Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 4:00pm

Last admissions: 3:30pm

Admission Charges:
Adults- £4.00
Concessions- £2.00
Child under age 12- Free

Tea Room Open:
Saturdays: 10.30am - 4.30pm
Sundays/Bank Holidays: 12.00 - 3.30pm

Enquiries: 01223 355159

Our History


A vibrant collection providing an insight into the history of Cambridgeshire people.

Our Collection

The museum holds 20,000 objects that are related to the history of Cambridge and its area.