1. East
  2. Cambridgeshire
  3. Cambridge

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Let your kids feel like real life scientists as they embark on an interactive journey of exploration at Whipple Museum of the History of Science.

From as far back as the middle ages to present the collection of scientific instruments and models is so broad your kids will be pro scientists before they know it. They will feel like they have just stepped inside their very own lab, as they learn and discover so many new things. Stargaze through telescopes, explore the world in the globe gallery or investigate Darwin’s microscope. There’s so much to see and do.

The main gallery houses selected larger objects, and it’s Jacobean hammer beam roof dates back all the way to 1618. Awaiting you upstairs in The Victorian Parlour is an interactive gallery that will evoke exploration and discovery in the whole family. Rummage through drawers, take a look through the stereoscopic viewer or create your own animations. Unleash your inner scientist and head out for a day of interactive learning and discovering.   

  • Interactive
  • Victorian Parlour
  • Darwin’s Microscope
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Opening Times

Reopens Early 2019

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Pricing & Tickets

Free admission

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No, there is no parking.

We encourage visitors to use the Cambridge Park and Ride facilities wherever possible. Please be aware that parking in Cambridge city centre can be expensive. If you do wish to park in the city centre, the Grand Arcade multi-storey car park on Corn Exchange Street is the closest car park to the Museum.

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Contact Details

Free School Lane
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3RH
England

Tel: 01223 330906

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