Museum of Cambridge (formerly Cambridge & County Folk Museum)
2/3 Castle Street
Housed in the former White House Inn, this warm-hearted museum was founded in 1936 and has recently been renovated. Fun and interactive, the museum displays the everyday life of Cambridgeshire people. Our unique collection is displayed over three floors of this historic timber-framed building. The museum has full wheelchair access and a lift to all floors. Additionally, we have a very popular shop, retailing a variety of gifts, novelties and traditional toys.
Children £1 (1 child free with each paying adult)
- Museums Association
Eight rooms to see, including The Inn Bar, The Kitchen, Domestic Crafts, University & City, Childhood and Fens & Folklore.
Explore the lives of people today and of the past through our touch-screen computer and CD-Rom.
Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Law and Order, Medicine, Music, Social History, Toys and Hobbies
May Half Term Trail: Busy Bodies
All together now, "The thigh bone's connected to the hip bone, the hip bone's connected to the..."
The skeletons in our closet have left bones all over the Museum. Can you find them and piece them back together?
Activity trail is free with normal museum admission.
Summer Holiday Trail: 'Travels, Tales and Adventures'
This Summer, go on a postcard trail around Museum of Cambridge to discover tales and adventures of travellers heading to mystery locations. Also enjoy your own family holiday adventure into the past with games and activities along the way.
Free with normal Museum admission. Drop-in activity available during all opening hours, no booking necessary. Families are also welcome to explore our exciting 'busy boxes,' feely bags and other discovery activities.
Trail is free with normal Museum admission.