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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.

Little Explorers

Little Explorers – Volcanoes!

Monday 12 March, 10am – 11am & 11.15 – 12.15am

FULLY BOOKED

Join us for an explosive story of volcanoes in Antarctica! Touch and feel volcanic rocks and other natural objects in this sensory story session for the under-5s with storyteller Marion Leeper.

For under 5s only. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Book places my emailing museumevents@spri.cam.ac.uk with your child's full name and age. Bookings open from 12 February.

This special science session is free of charge.

A taste of the Polar Regions

A Taste of the Polar Regions

Monday 12 March 2018, 6pm - 8pm

Ever wondered what there is to eat at the South Pole? Find out how polar explorers survived on rations and try some yourself! An evening of pop-up talks, tastings and activities with the first official tasting of a 100 year old sample of Sandow's Cocoa. With talks from Lesley Steinitz from the faculty of history and the great-grandson of Eugen Sandow.

For ages 15+. Book here from 12 February. https://atasteofthepolarregions.eventbrite.co.uk

Ice Sculpture

A Polar Sensory Adventure - Family Day

Saturday 24 March, 10.30am- 3.30pm

Join us for a polar sensory adventure at our polar science family day! Object handling, experiments and a chance to see colour in a whole different light.

Try your hand at ice carving and view Stasis, a large-scale sculpture in ice and steel by sculptor Melissa Pierce Murray. Not forgetting our whale song workshops at 10.30am & 12pm with marine ecologist Annette Scheffer (30 min sessions).

Suitable for the whole family. Drop-in activities, no booking required.