Phone Number: 01223 336540
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The Polar Museum is an museum displaying artefacts and information relating to the Arctic and the Antarctic in the city of Cambridge.
Part of the University of Cambridge and the Scott Polar Research Institute the collections are housed in a Grade II listed building. The museum has displays and exhibits relating to the history of exploration of the polar regions, the Indigenous people of the Arctic circle and of scientific investigations conducted there. The displays include photographs, items of clothing, maps, journals, documents, works of art and audio visual presentations. The collection includes items relating to Captain R.F. Scott and his colleagues' race to the South Pole and also the diaries of Shackleton. Group tours available for a fee by prior arrangement.
- Free entry attraction (donations welcome).
- Use city centre car parks or Park and Ride facilities.
- Shop selling souvenirs, books, stationery, jewellery and artwork.
- Tuesday to Saturday: 10am - 4pm
- Open Bank Holiday Mondays.
- Free to enter.
Prices and opening hours correct as at May 2020.
Before you start your journey to The Polar Museum for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.
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