Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology


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Downing Street
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3DZ
England

  • Phone: 01223 333 516

Founded in 1884, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology holds world-class collections of art and artefacts from all over the world, representing cultures and histories over millennia. In 1997 the Museum's entire collection was recognised as a Designated Collection of national importance and in 2013 the museum was shortlisted for the Art Fund's Museum of the Year Prize.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Open Tuesday - Saturday 10.30am - 4.30pm and Sunday 12.00 - 4.30pm Closed Bank Holiday Mondays

Charges:

Free admission

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Research facilities for academics
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Meeting room available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Toilets
  • Shop
  • Bicycle park

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Volunteering scheme offered
  • Membership and/or Friends scheme offered
  • Community outreach programme/service
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Primary school education service available

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