Bring the prehistoric world to life for your children and students.

A walk through the museum will take you on a 4.5 billion year journey through time, from the meteoritic building blocks of planets, to the thousands of fossils of animals and plants that illustrate the evolution of life in the oceans, on land and in the air all housed in a spacious 19th Century gallery.

We offer:

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Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Barn Kids
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Stapleford Community Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Christopher School
St Laurence Catholic
St Laurence Catholic
  • Molly
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Barn Kids
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Stapleford Community Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • Shirley Community Nursery and Primary School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Christopher School
  • St Laurence Catholic
  • St Laurence Catholic


We always love to see the work done in the classroom after a school has visited the museum or borrowed a loan box.

 

 

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

Saturday
10:00 to 16:00 

Sunday
Closed



This week we reached a major landmark in the development of the Museum’s new Collections Research Centre. We’ve just been handed the keys to the brand new Colin Forbes Building, a purpose-built collections store to house our internationally important rock and fossil collections.  We now start the ambitious task of moving our rock collection – weighing more than 150 tonnes – from a variety of locations across Cambridge.  Bringing our collections together, and creating a space where we can welcome research visitors enables us to take a big step towards our aim of creating a world-leading centre for Earth Sciences collections research.




This summer, young visitors to some of our UCM museums have the opportunity to participate in an exciting artist-led treasure hunt. Hidden Tales: the Riddle of the White Sphinx, created by Mark Wells and Sorrel May, and illustrated by Jennifer Bell encourages families to explore our museums in a different way... Author Mark Wells tells all here.