Whipple Museum of the History of Science and its collection

Whipple Museum of the History of Science
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The Whipple Museum's collection includes scientific instruments, apparatus, models, pictures, prints, photographs, books and other material related to the history of science. The museum's holdings are particularly strong in material dating from the 17th to the 19th centuries, especially objects produced by English instrument makers, although the collection contains objects dating from the medieval period to the present day. Instruments of astronomy, navigation, surveying, drawing and calculating are well represented, as are sundials, mathematical instruments and early electrical apparatus.

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Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Free School Lane
Department of History and Philosophy of Science
CB2 3RH Cambridge
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Visitor information Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Opening hours

Monday
12:30 – 16:30
Tuesday
12:30 – 16:30
Wednesday
12:30 – 16:30
Thursday
12:30 – 16:30
Friday
12:30 – 16:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note that the Museum is closed for bank holidays and between Christmas and New Year.

Admission

0+Free

Facilities

Wheelchair accessible

Location & Map

Free School Lane, Cambridge

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Exhibitions

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