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We host a range of museum events in our cast gallery. Maybe you're looking for things to do in Cambridge with the kids, maybe you want to know more about our collection, or maybe you have a special interest in the ancient world. Whatever your interest, you can indulge it with one of our weekend, lunch-time or evening events. 

 

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Festival of Ideas October 2019

With hundreds of free events over two weeks, the Cambridge Festival of Ideas is one of the most exciting and dynamic occasions in the Cambridge cultural calendar. The Festival includes debates, workshops, talks, exhibitions and performances, celebrating the arts, humanities and social sciences. Featuring researchers from the University of Cambridge, local public figures and renowned guests, the Festival has something for everyone!

Find out more about Festival of Ideas here, or see our lectures and talks below.

Looking for something a little bit different? We are also holding a children's event and curator's tour as part of festival of Ideas

 

Becoming Classical: art and the revolution in values in fifth-century B.C. Greece (Festival of Ideas)

What: Lecture by Professor Robin Osborne
When: Saturday 19th October , 3-4pm
Where: G19 Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Essential

 More information and how to book

 

Battlegrounds: The economics of ancient warfare (Festival of Ideas)

What: Lunchtime talk with Dr Manuela Dal Borgo
When: Tuesday 22 October, 1:15pm - 2pm
Where: G19 Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Booking essential

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Terrific Transformations (Festival of Ideas)

What: Join us to discover some extraordinary ancient stories and make some shape-shifting art of your own.
When: Wednesday 23 October, 2-4pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: This event is best suited for children aged 7-11.
Booking: Drop-in

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Script death in the ancient world (Festival of Ideas)

What: Lunchtime talk with Dr Pippa Steele and Dr Philip Boyes
When: Thursday 24 October, 1:15pm - 2pm
Where: G19 Faculty of Classics, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Booking essential

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Curator's Tour: Change over time in Classical Sculpture *FULLY BOOKED* (Festival of Ideas)

What: Curator Dr Susanne Turner offers a guided tour exploring how the sculpted bodies change from the Archaic through to the Roman period.
When: Friday 25 October, 2-3pm
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Ages 16+
Booking: Essential

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Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour

What: Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects.
When:
Saturday 26th October, 11am
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Aimed at adults
Booking: Essential

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Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour

What: Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects.
When:
Saturday 23rd November, 11am
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Aimed at adults
Booking: Essential

 More information and how to book 

 

Bridging Binaries LGBTQ+ Tour

What: Join our volunteer guides to discover their personal selection of fascinating stories of non-normative gender and sexual identities through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects.
When: Saturday 7th December, 11am
Where: Cast Gallery, Museum of Classical Archaeology
Who: Aimed at adults
Booking: Essential

 More information and how to book

 

 

 

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Museum of Classical Archaeology, Cambridge


Every cast tells two stories.

One ancient. One modern.

Admission is free.

 

Opening hours

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

Closed on Bank Holidays


Saturday Opening

We are currently open on Saturdays. We are only open on Saturdays during University of Cambridge term time. This term, Saturday opening begins on Saturday 12 October and ends on Saturday 7 December 2019.

 

Christmas Closure

We will be closed for the Christmas break from 5pm on Friday 20 December 2019 and will reopen on at 10am on Tuesday 7 2020.

 

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Faculty of Classics
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CB3 9DA

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