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Exhibits

Having Fun: Photos from the 1960s and 70s

REG BUCKINGHAM COLLECTION Cambridge Museum held a pop-up exhibition of Reg Buckingham’s photographs at the Arnold Cottage on Cambridge Road in November 2022. This is a digital version of the exhibition and includes additional details…

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Tribute to Elizabeth II

When the Queen and Prince Philip arrived at the town hall in Cambridge on New Year’s Day 1954, the crowds cheered so loudly, it was impossible to hear the chiming of St Andrew’s Church bells Source:…

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Glorious Glass

How many times have you touched glass today? It is everywhere. In walls, in kitchens and even on your phone. It is 100% recyclable and reusable. 2022 is the United Nations “International Year of Glass’…

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How are you? Kei te pehea koe?

Cambridge has a strong medical history. In the early 1900s, its warm and dry weather was considered healthy and was described as “one of the most healthful and life-giving in the whole of this wonderful…

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Firefighting in Cambridge

Fire! Fire! Fire! The formation of the Cambridge Volunteer Fire Brigade Imagine battling fires with buckets and handheld fire grenades. That was the reality in Cambridge before the Volunteer Fire Brigade was formed in 1904.…

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The Datsuns

Can you believe that this Cambridge band has now been around for over 20 years?  This year they released their seventh album, reminding us why this band has survived for so long. They’ve been described…

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Changing the Landscape

Learn some of the rich histories of this area in the Waipā district, featuring taonga Māori and objects dating from the 1300s-1900s.  

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Star Redoubt

Where was the Star Redoubt? Visit the Museum to see some of the artefacts found on the archaeological dig that took place on the site of the Star Redoubt.  Find its location. Complete the activity…

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