19/07/2023
30/08/2023
Free
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No need to book:

Just drop in.

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Summer Temperatures

Our glass-roofed gallery can get very warm in the summer months. We recommend bringing water if the weather is forecast to be warm and sunny.

The Romans are here! They've marched through the countryside of ancient Britain, bringing their strange customs and scary soldiers. But what happens next? Will you become a Roman or join the resistance? Will you explore the Mediterranean sea or stay at home? That's entirely up to you!

Take your family on a journey in history with a story which puts you in control.  Our choose-your-own-adventure trail will guide you around the gallery and let you explore the colourful Roman world as you craft your own story. Where will the adventure take you?  

This is a free, drop-in trail. No need to book.

 

Life On The Edge. A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Trail For Families.

Included Events

Polar pop-up activity station
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free

Explore the museum this summer with your family and friends.

 

 

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Free

Go on a journey into ancient Rome with our create-your-own-adventure trail.

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Image of two toys completing a summer trail at the Botanic Garden
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Free

Pick up a free travel journal and see plants from all around the world at the Botanic Garden.

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Standard admission charges apply

Learn about the people and way of life at Denny Abbey in the 12th century.

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free

Discover a different gallery trail each week from Saturday 22 July to Saturday 26 August!

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Standard admission charges apply

What was life like at Denny Abbey in the 1170s?

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Standard admission charges apply

See the Fens through time and learn how this area has developed from its prehistoric origins to a modern-day museum

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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
£4.50 per child

Family Craft Workshop - come along and make a fun sock creature to take home.

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Free

Each Wednesday in August, join us at the Cromwell Museum to explore what it was like to live in the 17th century through hands-on and creative activities.

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Standard admission charges apply

What was Roman life like in the Fens?

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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
£4.50 per child

Family Craft Workshop - Come along and have a go at tie dye on a t-shirt to take away .

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
£2.50 per session

The hugely popular Knight Club training sessions return to Denny Abbey!

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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
£4.50 per child

Family Craft Workshop - we're using card and paper to make wonderful wigs to take home. What will yours be like?

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Free

Relax, hang out and experiment with art and artists at F I T Z F E S T this summer.

Come and take part in creative activities every day in our outdoor marquee. Enjoy a range of free workshops, including clay-making, face painting, collage, Islamic design and more. There's something for everyone!

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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
£4.50 per child

Family Craft Workshop - Design and make a pair of fabric slippers to take away.

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Standard admission charges apply

What did the Tudors do for fun?

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Standard admission charges apply

Find out about the crafting skills of the past and have a go at a few yourself.

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11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
£4.50 per child

Family Craft Workshop - Make a fabric picture to decorate your very own back pack bag.

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Colourful image of hand-drawn stylised flowers with the words 'Fossil Fun' in the centre of the image.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Normal Garden admission for accompanying adults.

You are invited to a Summer of Botany at Cambridge University Botanic Garden with family trails and activities throughout the summer.

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