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Faculty of Classics

 
sculpted head of Athena in helmet, with leafy background

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is part of the Faculty of Classics within the School of Arts and Humanities in the University of Cambridge. The Museum is governed by a Museum Committee which meets once a term and whose members are appointed by the Faculty Board of Classics and the University General Board.

The Museum is also one of nine accredited University of Cambridge Museums and Collections. Together, these institutions form a partnership: University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). The collaborative work of the UCM has been generously supported by Arts Council England since April 2012, when we received Major Partner Museum Funding to support our ambitious Connecting Collections programme. From April 2018, we are delighted to have been awarded National Portfolio Funding by Arts Council England for 2018-22.

 

Governance Documents

 

Annual Reports

 

Every cast tells two stories.
One ancient. One modern.

Admission is free.

 

We are open

Just drop in: no need to book

 

New Covid Measures from 10 December:

In line with Government guidance, the University of Cambridge requires visitors to wear face coverings (unless exempt) whilst enjoying our indoor spaces. Face coverings help protect the wearer and others against the spread of infection because they cover the nose and mouth, which are the main confirmed sources of COVID-19 transmission. We hope that our visitors support this in an effort to keep each other and our staff safe.

 

Opening hours

Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat (univ. term-time only): 2-5pm
Sun and Monday: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays

 

Saturday Opening

We are currently closed on Saturdays. Saturday opening will begin again on Saturday 22 January 2022.

Please note: We are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time.

 

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Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue
Cambridge
CB3 9DA

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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Copyright statement

All images and material on our websites are ©Museum of Classical Archaeology, University of Cambridge unless otherwise stated. If you would like to reproduce our images, you can now do so for non-commercial use at no charge.

See also our Copyright Notice and Take Down Policy.