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.
Permanent collection of modern art and gallery. Exhibitions of art, musical concerts, talks. Plus workshops for young people and adults.
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 2016 for refurbishment.
Cambridge University colleges
The university is made up of colleges. Some are below, the rest are linked from here.
Charles Darwin went to Christ's College.
Has oldest college court in Cambridge.
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.
Cambridge Local Nature Reserves
Where the reserves are, and what is happening at them.
Parks, commons, open spaces and recreation grounds.
Cambridge Past, Present and Future
Wandlebury, Barnwell Leper Chapel, Bourn Mill, Hinxton Mill. Formerly Cambridge Preservation Society.
Devil's Dyke Restoration Project
Anglo-Saxon earthwork from Reach to Ditton Green.
Fen Rivers Way
Footpath that follows the rivers Cam and Ouse from Cambridge across the wide expanse of the fens to Kings Lynn.
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.
Malls, markets, leisure centres
All Saints Garden Art & Craft Market
Open-air makers-market in the heart of Cambridge.
Cinema, 10 tin bowling, restaurants, the Junction, etc. Off Hills Road.
General market (including food), art & craft, and farmers' market.
Shopping mall. Between Fitzroy St and East Road, Cambridge. Includes cinema, restaurants.
City centre shopping mall next to the Lion Yard.
Sports centre in Queen Anne Terrace. Swimming pool next door.
Shopping mall off Petty Cury.
Community website supporting the Mill Road area in Cambridge. Includes shops and businesses in Mill Road.
Shopping in Cambridge
Where the shops are in Cambridge.
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.
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.
Chippenham Park Gardens
Country house with substantial gardens dating back to the 17th century, which are open to the public several times a year.
Prehistoric fenland centre at Peterborough.
Tudor mansion in a tranquil parkland setting. In Suffolk.
National Horseracing Museum
National Trust properties in East Anglia
Opening times, facilities and entry fees.
Nene Valley Railway
Steam railway through Nene Park in Peterborough.
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.