A little bit of background into our famous Cambridge University that Things To Do In Cambridge have put together for you. The university was founded in 1209 and is a collegiate university which is a administration public research and teaching facility. It comprises of 31 colleges , which are primarily for residential purposes. The oldest College is Peterhouse, founded in 1284, probably the most famous and recognizable college is Kings College, which can be seen in all its splendor from the ‘Backs’ and is well known for its Carol Service which is broadcast all over the world.Colleges and Museums in Cambridge

To get more information on visiting the different Cambridge Colleges, visit Cambridge University Visitors Guide . This will give you all the information,opening times and charges for all the colleges and museums.

As part of Cambridge University there are nine Museums and Collections within the Colleges which are open to the public all year round.

The Botanic Gardens

Museum of Zoology

Kettles Yard

Fitzwilliam Museum

The Polar Museum – Scott Polar Reserch

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

University of Classical Archaelogy


Other great Cambridge Museums that are worth a mention that Things To Do In Cambridge love are:-

Cambridge Museum of Technology

Farmland Museum 

The Centre of Computing History

The Round Church

Duxford Imperial War Museum

American Cemetary


If you are a lover of gallery’s and want to browse great art or spend some of your hard earned pennies on a great piece of art, Cambridge has some great places to visit…Things To Do In Cambridge loves a little mooch around the galleries, here are our favorites.

The Lawson Gallery


Cambridge Comtempory



Kettles Yard

Heong Gallery

Castle Gallery