University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

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University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Experience something of the enormous diversity of people and cultures from around the world. Some of the highlights are Pacific material collected on Captain Cooks voyages of exploration and the 14 metre high totem pole from Canada. Find out about local, national and world archaeology in the Archaeology Galleries, including painted pottery from Peru, gilded Anglo Saxon brooches and Roman altar stones.

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The Museum does not have parking available to members of the public. Once you have arrived in Cambridge, the best way to get into town is to use one of the five park and rides, situated at Cowley Road, Babraham Road, Newmarket Road, Madingley Road and Trumpington. If you do wish to park in town, Lion Yard car park on Downing Street is a short walk from the Museum. Alternative parking may be found at Queen Anne Terrace Car Park (Gonville Place) or across town at Park Street. There is limited on street (metered) parking on Regent Street and Trumpington Road.The Museum is located on Downing Street, in the centre of Cambridge. Enter through the archway opposite Corn Exchange Street, turn right and the entrance of the Museum will be directly in front of you.


Cambridge has good rail links, with frequent trains to and from London. The Museum is a 20 minute walk from the station; there is a taxi rank outside the station as well as regular buses into town.


Opening times:
--10:30 AM - 4:30 PM10:30 AM - 4:30 PM10:30 AM - 4:30 PM10:30 AM - 4:30 PM10:30 AM - 4:30 PM



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Address: University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgshire, CB2 3DZ, UK.
Phone: +44 1223 333516.
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