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Museum events

Museum events

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Please contact us for details of hiring the museum as an event venue.

See also the archive of previous events.

wildlife season

In the pink: why penguin poo is extremely interesting

Thursday 23rd March


6pm – 7pm

Gareth Rees is part of a team from the Scott Polar Research Institute and the British Antarctic Survey, developing new ways of counting penguins from space. In this talk he will explain how, where and why he and his student became world experts in the colour of penguin poo and what this might tell us about climate change.

For ages 15+. Book your free ticket.

Frozen Worlds

Frozen Worlds: Hands-on Exhibition for Families

with The Cambridge Science Centre

Wednesday 5 April – Monday 17 April

10am- 4pm each day

Join The Cambridge Science Centre on location as they bring the wonders of Space to The Polar Museum! Explore the Frozen Worlds of our Solar System with this collaborative hands-on exhibition for the whole family to enjoy this Easter holiday!

Little Explorers

Little Explorers

Wednesday 17 May & 5 July

10am – 10.45am & 11.15 - 12pm

Join us on an adventure to explore the Poles through story and play. A different story and playtime activity each month.

Places cost £1.50 per child payable on arrival. 1 year olds and under are free.

For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please come ready to start at 10am.

Please book by emailing stating your child's full name and age.