Family activites

This year because of Covid-19 we are putting our activities online instead of running events, check out our Stay at home summer page

Activity Boxes 
Choose from nine different activity boxes to use in the gallery. Just ask in the shop

Find our Dinosaurs! 
Can you find all of the museums dinosaurs?

Visit our book trolley
There are a selection of books to choose from about themes explored in the Museum, from dinosaurs to earthquakes and fossilised poo!

Puzzles
Build up the layers of Jurassic marine reptiles from their skeletons to their skins, discover the inner workings of the famous HMS Beagle and construct an ammonite with our in-gallery puzzles.

Poetry Board
Use our collections to inspire your own poetic masterpiece using our magnetic poetry board.

Colouring
Get creative at one of our two colouring stations. Pick up a colouring sheet and choose from dinosaurs to prehistoric animals.

Trails
The Museum has a selection of free trails - pick one up at the front desk to explore the Museum.

Online resources
If you can't make it in to the Museum why not explore our online interactives.

 

 

Temporarily closed due to Covid-19
We are working closely with the University of Cambridge on plans to reopen as soon as it is safe to do so in line with public health guidance, and are working with our partners to revise our programme in light of the current crisis. We will announce our plans and details of reopening in due course.
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In this series of blogs our collections move volunteers will tell you all about their experiences of the ‘Moving a Mountain’ project so far. This week they tell us about the different specimens they’ve seen.



Our first online exhibition ‘Dawn of the Wonderchicken’, is now live!