Cambridge

Things to do in Cambridge

An enchanting cabinet of zoological curiosities, this University College London museum is among the city’s best-kept secrets. Housed in an Edwardian library, the intriguing collection was first established in 1827 by zoology professor Robert Edmond Grant and now features over 67,000 specimens.

Make a beeline for the Italian paintings gallery to see the Annunciation by Domenico Veneziano, painted in the 1440's for the altarpiece of a church in Florence.

At the Scott Polar Research Institute, you can pore over exhibits relating to the Arctic and Antarctic, including Sir Ernest Shackleton's expedition diaries from 1902 to 1922.