skip to content

Faculty of Classics








Illustrating Ancient History exhibition

Lines of Site, The Parthenon Frieze by Debbie Loftus



Goddesses, by Marian Maguire

Out of the darkness into the light, by Cambridge Community Arts

The Silence of Time





Layers of Landscape, Visions of the Changing Milesian Peninsula

Florian Roithmayr

Seeing is Believing, by Cambridge Community Arts

Making History, by Clare Yarrington



Codebreakers and Groundbreakers

Imagining India

Wanderings with a Camera

Lost, by Issam Kourbaj



Recasting Votive plaques from Roman Britain

Cutting the Curve, Crafting the Classical Body



Following Hercules

The Labours of Herakles

Drawing the Past, by Cambridge Regional College

Sensing Space

Landscape and Stone



Secret Histories

Myths, Memories and Mysteries

Paper, Paint and Paraphenalia, by Cambridge Regional College


Discoveries, Art, Science and Exploration



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

Admission is free.


Just drop in: no need to book



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 8 October.

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


The Cambridge Greek Play: Saturday 22 October

The Cambridge Greek Play takes place every three years – and this year, the team are performing a double bill of Aeschylus' Persians and Euripides' Cyclops, the only surviving satyr play. We will open all day (10am-5pm on Saturday 22 October in honour of the play, so if you are planning a trip to the Cambridge Arts Theatre to catch a performance, consider a visit to us too.


Visit us

Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue

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


Join our mailing list



Get in touch

Tel. +44 (0)1223 330402


Find us on social media:



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.