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Summer Exhibition Museum of Classical Archaeology

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is pleased to announce its summer exhibition: a collaboration with GUIRLANDEN, an artist collective from Denmark. GUIRLANDEN’s artists will transform our light and airy Cast Gallery with a series of installations in response to the casts, intended as ‘actualisations’ of the classical heritage our collection embodies. The artists of GUIRLANDEN …

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Round church

The Round Church

Also ‘The Church of the Holy Sepulchre’, located opposite the sweet shop on the corner of Round Church Street and Bridge Street. It is one of four medieval round churches still in use in England. Built around 1130, by the Fraternity of the Holy Sepulchre. It has dog tooth ornamentation and carved human heads.

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The Polar Museum

The Institute was established in 1920 by Frank Debenham as a memorial to Scott and his companions. It holds a unique collection of paint- ings, photographs, maps, equipment and journals from the Arctic and Antarctic. It has exhibitions of Sir Ernest Shackleton and his Trans-Antarctic Endurance Expedition in 1914. It also houses artefacts from Captain …

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Museum of Zoology

This is a great museum, and one to the favourites. See the Finback Whale skeleton which now hangs above the entrance. There is plenty to amuse the kids on a rainy day. It has close links with Darwin’s work from the HMS Beagle bound for South America. Here are skeletons of a Killer Whale, Elephant and …

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Lions Fitzwilliam Museum

Fitzwilliam Museum

A fantastic place to take the kids. The suits of armour, for horses and their knights, impres- sive staircase and artefacts from around the world really inspire the imagination. It was founded in 1848. There are 30 galleries on two main levels. The ancient world is a favourite with my kids. See engraved fantastical animals …

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