OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday 10am-4pm, Weekends and public holidays 10am-2pm

Monday – Friday 10am-4pm, Weekends and public holidays 10am-2pm

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Quiz Time: Then and Now

Have fun with all the family this July School break with the Then and Now Quiz which focuses on every day objects from Cambridge in the 1900s. Discover how people played music, kept in touch…

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Cambridge in Lockdown

  Can you help? Cambridge Museum is seeking donations of items that reflect the ways COVID-19 has impacted and changed your lives in our area of Waipa. The pandemic has been a pivotal point in…

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Quiz: Hidden Gems

CAMBRIDGE PEOPLE AND PLACE 30 minute activity   We know that our Museum website is full of treasure. Now is your chance to uncover it! Find some jewels, precious metals and stones from Cambridge history.…

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Quiz: How well do you know Cambridge?

Kēmu uiui: He pēhea te kaha o tō mōhio ki Kemureti? PLACE AND ENVIRONMENT 10 minute activity Think you know Cambridge inside and out? You may call this town home, but how well do you…

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Leamington Town Board Meeting 1910

A Lively Time at Leamington At the meeting of the Leamington Town Board on 5 February 1910, the clerk read the guarantee that had been given to the Board by Messrs F Mack, J T…

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Hewitt & Hunt – Criterion Hotel

From the book “Memories of Travel and Sport” by H Bullock-Webster  “Amongst very keen sportsmen of the very early days I must mention Ned Hewitt, mine host of the hotel in Cambridge, who was devoted…

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World War One Cannon

What has happened to the cannon that was a World War One trophy and sat next to the clock in the Jubilee Gardens? It was buried on the corner of Victoria Square. It was seen…

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More out of convenience than design, it was common for a carpenter or joiner to double as undertaker, having a wagon and the ability to construct a coffin. In early Cambridge Stephen Lodder, a carpenter…

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John Ferguson – Coach Builder

John Ferguson and Family John Ferguson was born in Glasgow in 1846 and lost his father early in life. He learnt the trade of a carpenter and in 1864 came to New Zealand with his…

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