In this section:
Cambridge Science Centre
Gives families and adults the chance to see, hear and play with science.
Centre for Computing History
A collection of important computers and related artefacts.
Paintings, antiquities, ceramics and armour. Regular exhibitions.
Galleries, art centres and events.
Modern art gallery & house. Musical concerts, talks. Plus workshops for young people and adults. Closing June 2015 for about 2 years.
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Artifacts from around the world, including totem pole.
Museum of Classical Archaeology
Plaster casts of classical statues.
Museum of Technology
In the old Pumping Station. Engines, print room and old machines.
Scott Polar Museum
Arctic and Antarctic exploration.
Fossil animals and plants. Plus a minerals display.
The Museum of Cambridge (formerly the Folk Museum)
Explore the life and times of Cambridge people. On Castle Hill.
University of Cambridge Library
Exhibitions at the library.
Scientific instruments from medieval to twentieth century.
Skeletons of animals and birds from all over the world. Closed until 2017 for refurbishment.
Cambridge University colleges
Cambridge University Colleges
The university is made up of colleges, some of which are the oldest part of the university. This is an index of their websites and locations.
Charles Darwin went to Christ's College.
Has oldest college court in Cambridge.
Heong Gallery at Downing College
Dedicated to modern and contemporary art.
The world famous King's Chapel.
Includes Pepys Library.
New Hall Art Collection
Featuring contemporary women artists. Many works can be viewed online.
Old Library and chapel by Christopher Wren.
Old Hall and Mathematical Bridge.
Bridge of Sighs and the School of Pythagoras.
The Lawrence Room in Girton College
Small museum of artefacts and antiquities.
Great Court, Hall, Chapel and Wren Library.
American Military Cemetery
Three miles west of Cambridge.
Large gardens and green houses with exotic plants.
Cambridge Commons & Public Spaces
Descriptions and histories of Cambridge open areas.
Parks, commons, open spaces and recreation grounds.
Cambridge Past Present & Future
Manage a number of green open spaces and historic buildings including Wandlebury and the Leper Chapel. They run various events.
Fen Rivers Way
Footpath that follows the rivers Cam and Ouse from Cambridge across the wide expanse of the fens to Kings Lynn.
On the Gog Magog Hills just south of Cambridge.
Milton Country Park
Woods, countryside and lakes with 2 miles of paths. On northern outskirts of Cambridge.
Trips round Cambridge
Trips including walking tours.
Walks around Cambridge
Interesting places and things to see in Cambridge, on foot, for free. Plus where public transport is. With maps and photos.
Country gentleman's home, gardens and Lode Mill.
Rural history museum depicting life through the centuries on the edge of the Cambridgeshire fens.
Imperial War Museum. Major collection of aircraft.
Ely - Oliver Cromwell's House
In Ely Tourist Information Centre.
Opening times,services, admission charges, tours.
History of Ely.
Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey
Farming through the ages, and Norman Abbey. Near Cambridge.
In Godmanchester, near Huntingdon. Open to pre-booked tours only. Hosts classical concerts and charity events.
Small museum in St Ives. Can be reached on the guided busway.
The museeum of Fenland Drainage.
A remnant of the once massive Cambridgeshire Fens, with its wildlife.
Wimpole Hall and Farm
Hall, park, farm and gardens.
Zoos and Places to see Animals
Local zoos, wildlife parks, etc.
Audley End House
Jacobean stately home and gardens. In Essex.
Higgins Art Gallery & Museum in Bedford.
Chilford Hall Vineyard & Winery
Discover how the wines are made on the winery tour.
Prehistoric fenland centre at Peterborough.
Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting. In Suffolk.
National Horseracing Museum
National Trust properties near Cambridge
Opening times, facilities and entry fees.
Nene Valley Railway
Steam railway through Nene Park in Peterborough.
Cathedral, castle, flint churches, narrow medieval lanes, markets.
Cave with mysterious carvings in the middle of Royston. Open summer weekend afternoons only.
Items of local historical interest.
Mazes on common and in Bridge End Gardens, museum, pargetting on houses.
Visit East of England
Covers Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk.