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.

Thursday 28th August 11am–12.30pm

Watery World

Children's crafts and activities with a rivers theme.

Recommended age 5 – 11 yrs. Under 8's must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets £3.00 – places limited so please buy your tickets in advance.

Summer at the Museums 2014

hese events are part of the Summer at the Museums programme 2014,Hands-on family fun in Cambridge and beyond,24 July – 3 September 2014.

This summer, family fun and adventure are just around the corner as museums in Cambridge and beyond offer a jam-packed programme of creative activities, events and trails. With 20 local venues presenting an exciting mix of drop-in and bookable things do, the annual Summer at the Museums has heaps of happenings to help you get the most out of the holidays.

For further information and a full programme of events visit: http://www.cam.ac.uk/museums/summer

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

8 events are scheduled