Cambridge + East Anglia

Cambridge + East Anglia Travel Guide

The newly expanded Norman Foster–designed center features a collection that spans centuries and continents: a Francis Bacon painting hangs next to a reliquary head from Gabon.

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.

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.