Cambridge Travel Guide

The 3 Best Museums to Visit in Cambridge While Staying At The Tamburlaine This Autumn

by granitewordpress
12 October 2017 · 3 min read
Fitzwilliam Museaum

Cambridge has been leading the way in art and culture for centuries in Britain and continues to be one of the most popular destinations in the country for history seekers. The famous University town is full of historic attractions and educational institutions that offer visitors an alternative type of holiday experience.

If you’re the type of person who loves learning new things, discovering amazing facts and delving into history, you’ll be right at home when you visit The Tamburlaine Hotel Cambridge. The convenient location of our hotels near Cambridge Station will put you right around the corner from some of these 3 best museums in Cambridge.

Fitzwilliam Museum

Trumpington Street, Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK
Close up of The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK

As the University of Cambridge’s official art and antiques institution, Fitzwilliam Museum holds one of the most renowned collections of artwork in the country. Featuring a number of rare and famous pieces, the exhibits at Fitzwilliam Museum offer a look into the history of art and culture in the UK. With over 470,000 visitors every year, the museum has become one of the most popular attractions in Cambridge.

If you’re a fan of art or you fancy yourself an antique specialist, be sure to stop by on your trip. The great news is that the Fitzwilliam Museum is just a short trip away from our hotels near Cambridge Station which means you won’t have far to go to see some wolrd-class art during your stay.

Cambridge Museum of Technology

Cheddars Lane, Cambridge

Cambridge Museum of Technology

Founded in 1970, this technological institution specialises in showcasing the evolution and advancement of technology in the UK. Travel through time and explore history as you walk along the timeline of technology and learn how machinery and scientific technology have changed over the centuries. Discover how the sewage and water industry developed the infrastructure we have today thanks to the advancements of pumps and engines.

A trip to the Cambridge Museum of Technology is a great learning experience for youngsters so be sure to bring the kids along on your next trip to The Tamburlaine Hotel Cambridge. There’s always something new to learn and interesting to discover in Cambridge and the CMT is a perfect place to start.

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences

Downing Street, Cambridge

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences- one of the 3 best Museums

Nature lovers and those with an interest in science won’t want to miss out on a trip to the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The historic institute was founded in 1902 and has since been a source of scientific information for locals and visitors to Cambridge. As part of the University of Cambridge, this geology museum houses an astonishing collection of specimens including ancient fossils, scientific illustrations, antique books and artefacts from around the world.

Explore the history of the planet as you learn about past civilisations and the ancient creatures that walked the earth thousands of years ago. If it’s knowledge you seek, there’s no place better than the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences.