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  • 04May

    Seashells and Seabirds
    10:30-11:15 and repeated 11:30-12.15
    Storytime for early years. Explore the animal kingdom with stories and play. Handle real specimens, and discover life at the seaside.
    Suitable for children aged 2-5
    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 04May

    Take a tour around the new lower gallery and hear some of the stories behind the collections and redevelopment of the Museum of Zoology.

    Suggested donation £5. Booking essential.

  • 08May

    The Nile perch

    Conservator Imogen Cavadino explains how she conserved this huge fish skeleton for display.

    Free no need to book.

  • 11May

    Drop in to discover one of the amazing specimens from the Museum's stores not normally on public display.

    Free, no need to book.

  • 16May

    Explore the Museum after hours as part of the UK-wide festival of evening openings.
    Shop open and refreshments available.
    Free, no need to book.

  • 17May

    Darwin's Beetle Box

    Join researcher Matt Hayes for a fascinating look at the history of beetle collecting in Cambridgeshire.

    Free, no need to book. Please meet at Museum Reception.

  • 22May

    The Horse

    Conservator Sam Bainbridge describes the conservation of the skeleton of the famous racehorse, Polymelus.

    Free, no need to book.

  • 25May

    Drop in to discover one of the amazing specimens from the Museum's stores not normally on public display.

    Free, no need to book.

  • 30May

    Craft a clifftop creature inspired by our seashore dioramas and learn about the animals of the British seaside.

    Suitable for ages 5-11. Free, drop in (please be aware that there may be a queuing system in place at busy times).

  • 01Jun

    Monkeys and more
    10:30-11:15 and repeated 11:30-12.15
    Storytime for early years. Explore the animal kingdom with stories and play. Help monkey find his mum, and make a butterfly to take home with you.
    Suitable for children aged 2-5
    Free. Booking recommended.