Explore Cambridge

Cambridge Tourist Information Centre is on the Peas Hill side of the Guildhall.


Tour of the Colleges - Most of the university’s stunning colleges are open to the public at set times during the day – look out for signboards set out in front of college gates to advertise opening hours. Or take a punt or walking tour.


University Museums – Cambridge University is blessed with some of the best museums in the world, from the stunning art collection of the Fitzwilliam to the world famous Museum of Zoology which houses specimens collected and used by Charles Darwin. Visit this site for information about all the University Museums: cam.ac.uk/museums-and-collections.


Independent Museums – Cambridge also has a number of independent museums – don’t miss the Museum of Cambridge to find out about the history of “town and gown”; the Cambridge Science Centre; the Museum of Technology; or the 12th century Round Church, from which Christian Heritage runs walking tours of the city.


Independent Cambridge- Cambridge is fortunate in having a good number of quality independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Check out the Independent Cambridge website for a comprehensive directory.