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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is open Thursday to Saturday. Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system. Tickets are free and must be booked in advance


Two million years of human history, one million artefacts and countless amazing stories. Discover the earliest African stone tools, recent Cambridge archaeological finds, and tattoo instruments collected during Captain Cook’s voyages to the Pacific. 

The Polar Museum

The Polar Museum will reopen Saturday 24 October, and every following Saturday with 2.5 hour time slots: 10am - 12.30pm and 1.30 - 4pm. Tickets are free and must be booked in advance


Discover Polar adventure and exploration on your doorstep. From penguins to paintings, sleeping bags to sextants, Inuit art to explorers’ diaries – come find out about exploration, science and survival at the extreme ends of the earth. 

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

The Sedgwick Museum is open three days per week - Thursday to Saturday. Entry to the Museum is via a timed ticketing system. Tickets are free and must be booked in advance


A walk through the University’s oldest 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. 

Kettle's Yard

Kettle’s Yard is open Wednesday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm.

To visit the Kettle’s Yard House and galleries, please book a free timed ticket via their website.


Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery. Set in a beautiful house, Kettle’s Yard has been newly refurbished to better host its remarkable collection of modern art and contemporary art exhibitions.