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Museum Access

We know that some of our visitors will have concerns about gaining museum access to the cast gallery and its collection. As always, we recommend reading the accessibility information carefully before planning a visit to one of the Cambridge museums. Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions.

To ensure that you are happy with your access to the Museum of Classical Archaeology and your needs are met, we ask that visitors who require disabled access to notify us before their visit.

Tel.     +44 (0)1223 330402




The Museum is located on the first floor of the Faculty of Classics. There is level, paved access to the building itself and disabled access to the Museum is via a separate entrance and lift. Our cast gallery, which is our main display space, is all on one level – and it is a wide and open space, with minimal obstructions.

Accessibility map of the Sidgwick Site


There are three disabled parking bays on the Sidgwick Site. Two are behind the Museum in the main car park, giving you easy access to the museum. To reach the third, follow the road through the car park as it turns right and then left.


All staircases have continuous handrails.


The Faculty of Classics has disabled facilities at Entrance 1 (the main foyer entrance) and Entrance 3 (where the lift is located).

Evacuation procedures

Please notify us of any special requirements in case of emergency. The Faculty and Museum are equipped with evacuation chairs.

Visual impairment

The Museum is very well lit and guide dogs are very welcome. Touching tours can be arranged on request.

Hearing impairment

The cast gallery is carpeted and usually very quiet. Unfortunately, we have no induction loop.


Further information

University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre: Museum

University of Cambridge Disability Resource Centre: Faculty

Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge

Every cast tells two stories.

One ancient. One modern.

Admission is free.


Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat: 10am-1pm (Univ. term-time only)
Sun: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays

We are currently open on Saturdays.

Michaelmas Term Saturday Openings end on Saturday 26th November 2016.


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Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue

We do not have an entrance on the road. Find us inside the Sidgwick Site.


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Tel. +44 (0)1223 330402

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