Going to a museum is always an enriching experience. In there, we see various exhibits from different places and a different era. Let’s go museum-hopping!
The Fitzwilliam Museum
What started as a display area for a viscount’s collection eventually expanded to become a museum. It is home to British art collections, as well as artifacts from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, and other countries in the East.
It is located in Trumpington Street. It is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10 AM to 5 PM; Sunday/ Banking Holiday Monday, 12 to 5 PM. Admission is free.
Whipple Museum of the History of Science
This museum is home to various science artifacts as far as the 17th century. The initial gifts of Robert Stewart Whipple of his collection of scientific instruments are also on display. Other items to see are the sundials, mathematical instruments, and early electrical apparatus.
It is located in Free School Lane. It is open from Monday to Friday, 12:30 to 4:30 PM. Admission is free.
The Polar Museum
Visit the museum to see different artifacts were taken from the polar explorations, as well as items from the Polar region. Visitors will also learn how to survive in the Polar Regions, which can be described as the coldest, driest, windiest, highest and deadliest places on Earth.
It is located at Lensfield Road. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is free.
Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Dinosaur enthusiasts will learn more about these creatures and then some, at the Sedgwick Museum. The collection of fossils and crystals shown here date back about three million years ago.
It is located in Downing Street. It is open from Monday to Friday, 10 AM-2 PM, 2 PM – 5 PM; Saturday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Admission is free.
The Centre for Computing History
If you are a fan of SEGA Games when you were younger, you will have the chance to reminisce about your childhood memories in this museum. See the various computer models and gaming consoles that were used before.
It is located at Rene Court in Coldham’s Road. It is open from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10 AM to 5 PM.
The ticket price is £10 for adults, £6 for children over 5 years old. Student/ carer and those over 60 years have £6 concession. Children under 5 years can enter for free.