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  • 26Jul

    Discover the science of Zoology at this day long hands on workshop, working with researchers in the Museum and Department of Zoology. See the amazing diversity of animal life on Earth, explore how animal bodies are built, and learn about the delicate balance of ecosystems.

    Suitable for ages 13-18.

    £15 per participant

  • 01Aug

    Journey around the world in the company of some amazing animal travellers in the Museum on this family activity day. Pack your own trunk for an exploration of the galleries, and create a creature to take away with you.

    Suitable for ages 5-11.

    Free. Drop-in.

  • 02Aug

    Visit the Museum after hours and see the new temporary exhibition by Jack Fishwick, Britain’s leading professional taxidermist.

    Suitable for ages 16+

    Free. No need to book. 

  • 03Aug

    Explore the animal kingdom with stories and play. The Museum of Zoology is the ‘plaice’ to learn about fishes and their friends.

    10:30-11:15 and repeated 11:30-12.15

    Suitable for children aged 2-5.
    Free. Booking recommended.

  • 03Aug

    Take a tour around the new Museum of Zoology and explore the feeding adaptations of the animals on display.

    Suitable for 12+ and adults

    Tickets £5. Booking essential.

  • 07Aug

    Bronze Arts Award in a week!

    Tuesday 7th – Friday 10th August 2018

    10:15 to 15:00 each day

    11 - 14 yrs

    £90 (4 day course)

    Meet at Fitzwilliam Museum Courtyard Entrance


  • 08Aug

    Join one of our curator's to discover one of the amazing specimens from the Museum’s stores not normally on public display.

    All ages.

    Free. Drop-in.

  • 10Aug

    The extinction of the Dodo is perhaps the first time people realised that their actions could cause the loss of an entire species. Join Curator of Ornithology Dr Mike Brooke and discover the history behind the Museum’s Dodo skeleton.

    Suitable for ages 16+

    Free. No need to book.

  • 18Aug

    Calling all detectives in training! Join us for a day of science and problem solving at the University of Cambridge Museums. Hone your scientific skills in preparation for a forensic investigation at the Botanic Gardens in the afternoon.

  • 21Aug

    Spotted an animal in the wild? The Whipple Museum of the History of Science will be here using past zoologists’ tried and tested techniques to help you hone your investigative skills so you can get a better look.

    Sessions are 10.00–12.00  and 14.00–16.00

    Suitable for ages 4+

    Free. Drop-in.