Museums and Art Galleries: City Centre (South)
The Polar Museum
Lensfield Road, Cambridge. CB2 1ER • (01223) 336540
The Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute holds a unique collection of artefacts, journals, paintings, photographs, clothing equipment, maps and other materials illustrating polar exploration, history and science.
The Polar Museum has also successfully raised the £275,000 needed to be able to purchase 113 historic Antarctic negatives taken by Captain Scott in 1911, thanks to public support.
No easily accessible wifi. No smoking.
Open 10am-4pm Thursday to Saturday, Closed Sunday to Wednesday (please check the website for any late changes). Free admission.
Advance booking is not required.
Located to the south of the city centre towards the Hills Road end of Lensfield Road.
Cambridge railway station: Ten minutes walk.
Parking available nearby - payment required.
The Polar Museum, Lensfield Road, Cambridge. CB2 1ER • (01223) 336540
Last Updated Thursday 28 April 2022
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