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Cambridge Historical Society

Get more from your museum visit. Have fun with our in-gallery scavenger hunt and online quizzes.

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Museum From Home

Looking for ideas or things to do? Our team have devised a variety of activities to help educate and entertain. Inspired by the Cambridge Museum collections, we hope to bring the museum to you! You can follow us on social media or find our growing library below.

Hoses and Ladders

Play Hoses and Ladders with your friends and learn more about the history of Cambridge’s fire fighters. Download a printer-friendly version of the board game here.   How to play For 2 – 4 players…

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Activity Sheet: Ngā manu Māori Native Birds

These ngā manu māori are on display in the Museum. Can you match the picture to their name? Download a printer-friendly version – including answers – here.

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Word Search: Cambridge Landmarks

Explore local landmarks in Cambridge and complete this word search. Download a printer-friendly version of the word search here.      

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Quiz – Busy Lizzies

Use your research skills to answer these questions using the Museum’s website. Each question features a real life Elizabeth from Cambridge’s histories. Top tip: use quotation marks in the Search bar e.g. “Queen Elizabeth”. Download…

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Quiz – Where there’s a Will

Use your research skills to answer these questions using the Museum’s website. Each question features a real life William from Cambridge’s histories. Top tip: use quotation marks in the Search bar e.g.“Willie Arakatera”. Download the…

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Heritage Tour App

  Ever wondered why Cambridge looks the way it does? Once a frontier village, Cambridge has grown into a bustling town with many iconic buildings. Find out more about the people who shaped this urban…

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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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