Events & Activities

Living History days, finds identification afternoons, a programme of talks and many children's activities are just some of the fun activities and events that are held throughout the year.

If you have any further questions you can telephone Ely Museum on 01353 666655 or use our contact form.

Saturday 26th April 10.30am–1.00pm

Ask The Archeologist

Dug up anything interesting recently? Bring it along to the museum for an expert to identify! What exciting things could you have discovered?

FREE Entry to the event – Booking not required

Thursday 1st May — To be advised

TBA

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.00

Thursday 29th May 11.00am–12.30pm

Summer Half Term Craft Morning

Have fun this half term with craft & activities at the museum!

Suitable for ages 5–11. Tickets £3 – please purchase in advance

Thursday 5th June 7.30pm

Ray Wells — Royal visits to Ely

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.00

Saturday 5th July

Cycling Saturday at Ely Museum

With the Tour de France coming to the area, lets celebrate cycling!

Suitable for ages 5–11. Tickets £3 – please purchase in advance

Thursday 7th August 11am–12.30pm

Wind in the Willows Summer Holiday Crafts

Wind in the Willows crafts and activities

Suitable for ages 5–11 — Tickets £3 (please purchase in advance)

Thursday 14th August 11am–3.00pm

Furry Friends – Woodgreen Animal Shelter Return to Ely Museum

Woodgreen are returning to the museum with their furry friends

Thursday 21st August

Summer Holiday Crafts

More details to follow

Thursday 28th August

Summer Holiday Crafts

More details to follow

Thursday 4th September

AGM followed by Mike Petty — Reflections on the Stories and Characters of the Bedford Level.

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.00

Saturday 27th September 10.30am–1pm

Ask The Archeologist

Dug up anything interesting recently? Bring it along to the museum for an expert to identify! What exciting things could you have discovered?

FREE Entry to the event – Booking not required

Thursday 2nd October 7.30pm

Martin Boswell — A Brief History of the Cambridgeshire Regiment

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.00

Thursday 30th October 11am–12.30pm

Halloween Fun at Ely Museum

Join us in the Old Gaol for Halloween crafts and activities this Half Term

Suitable for ages 5–11 — Tickets £3 (please purchase in advance)

Thursday 6th November 7.30pm

Will Schenck — My Work in Ely

Talks are held in the Vernon Cross room at the Museum, entry via East Cambs district council car park Members £1.50, Non–Member £2.00

Saturday 13th December

It's Christmas!

A Victorian Christmas Celebration with a visit from Father Christmas himself and seasonal activities

15 events are scheduled