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The Polar Museum is a museum in Cambridge. The museum features exhibits related to: natural sciences, land transport, costume and textiles, film and media, social history, maritime, archives, photography, coins and medals, personalities and science and technology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: modern exploration equipment and clothing, british graham land expedition, captain robert falcon scott, captain lawrence oates, sir ernest shackleton, northwest passage, sir john franklin, sledges and skis, emperor penguin, roald amundsen, north pole, south pole, antarctic, scrimshaw, arctic and inuit.

The Polar Museum
Lensfield Road
Scott Polar Research Institute
CB2 1ER Cambridge

Museum type(s)

Science & Technology Specialized & Alternative



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Sunday 12:00 pm – 04:00 pm

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This museum has no entrance fee!

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  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


Lensfield Road, Cambridge, England


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