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Faculty of Classics

Bronze face of Delphi chariotteer with painted eyes and copper lips

Research Enquiries

Do you want to know more about our objects? Anyone, including academic researchers and members of the public,  can contact us to find out more about objects in our collection, items in our archives, or the history of our Museum. 

Research enquiries can be directed to our Curator, Dr Susanne Turner:

Email: 01223 335153

Please note that we can only answer enquiries about objects held in our collection.


Valuations and Identifications

We regret that we are unable to offer a valuation or identification service. Some larger museums, such as the British Museum (pdf), offer an identification service by appointment in individual departments. However, please note that museums are bound by a strict Code of Ethics and you may be required to demonstrate appropriate collection history until at least 1970 and appropriate export documentation.


Privacy notice

The Museum of Classical Archaeology uses the personal information you provide to process your research request, to contact you about your request, and to maintain records about our collection. We use the third party to send you the images you have requested electronically. We report published works relating to the collection to the Arts Council and others. We do not add you to our mailing list.

We keep a record of your research enquiry to maintain information about our collection. With your consent, information you provide about our collection may be added to our research catalogues and may become accessible online. We will contact you before adding any information to our catalogue. If you would prefer us not to keep a record of your enquiry, you can let us know when you make your enquiry, or you can email us at You may change your mind at any time by contacting us. We will treat your information with respect.

For more information about how we handle your personal information and your rights under data protection legislation, please see: We archive information about image reproductions six years after the end of the calendar year in which the request was received.

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

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Special Saturday Opening

The Museum will be open on 2-4pm Saturday 22 June to host We Refugees: A trail on seeking refuge in the Ancient World as part of Cambridge Refugee Arts Festival.


Lift out of order

Our lift is currently out of order which means we are not able to provide step-free access at present.


Opening hours

Tues-Fri: 10am-5pm
Sat (univ. term-time only): 10am-1pm
Sun and Monday: Closed

Closed on Bank Holidays


Saturday Opening

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

We are currently closed on Saturdays until Saturday 12 October.


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Museum of Classical Archaeology
Faculty of Classics
Sidgwick Avenue

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See also our Copyright Notice and Take Down Policy.