The best museums in Cambridge in 2022

These are the top 10 best museums in Cambridge, England, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Cambridge, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Cambridge.

These are the best museums in Cambridge:

  1. The Fitzwilliam Museum1

    The Fitzwilliam Museum

    Cambridge
    The Fitzwilliam Museum houses over half a million artefacts and art from around the world. See everything from Egyptian coffins to Impressionist masterpieces; illuminated manuscripts to Renaissance sculpture; rare coins to Asian arts. Its internationally renowned collections are complemented by majo
  2. Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill2

    Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill

    Cambridge
    Anglesey Abbey, Gardens and Lode Mill is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to: decorative and applied art and fine art.
  3. Cambridge University Botanic Garden3

    Cambridge University Botanic Garden

    Cambridge
    Cambridge University Botanic Garden is a 40 acre, Grade II* listed heritage garden in the centre of Cambridge. It is the most visited university botanic garden in the UK, welcoming over 275,000 visitors annually. The Garden supports University teaching and research while also being a place of enjoym
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  5. Centre for Computing History4

    Centre for Computing History

    Cambridge
    Centre for Computing History is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to: social history, archives, science and technology and toys and hobbies. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: sir clive sinclair, steve furber, bill gates, microsoft, commodore, spectrum,
  6. The Polar Museum5

    The Polar Museum

    Cambridge
    The Polar Museum is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to: natural sciences, land transport, costume and textiles, film and media, social history, maritime, archives, photography, coins and medals, personalities and science and technology. Key themes, people and exhibits in
  7. Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences6

    Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

    Cambridge
    Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to: natural sciences. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: fossils, dinosaurs, rocks, minerals, local geology, building stones collection, sedgwick's collection, woodwardian collection
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  9. Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology7

    Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

    Cambridge
    Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to: world cultures, costume and textiles and archaeology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: paired brothers: concealment and revelation (iatmul ritual art from the sepik, papua
  10. Cambridge Science Centre8

    Cambridge Science Centre

    Cambridge
    Get hands-on with some of the best science and technology from Cambridge and around the world. Packed with amazing interactive exhibits, lively shows and inspiring workshops, the Cambridge Science Centre gives families and adults the chance to see, hear and play with science. Our friendly staff ar
  11. Whipple Museum of the History of Science9

    Whipple Museum of the History of Science

    Cambridge
    The Whipple Museum's collection includes scientific instruments, apparatus, models, pictures, prints, photographs, books and other material related to the history of science. The museum's holdings are particularly strong in material dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries, especially objects p
  12. Museum of Zoology10

    Museum of Zoology

    Cambridge
    Museum of Zoology is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to Natural Sciences. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include Designated Collection.

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