University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is known around the world, not just for its famous alumni but for its array for museums that display fantastic collections of world history.

Founded in 1209, it is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world, and houses museums such as Archaeology and Anthropology, Classical Archaeology, Zoology as well as Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and Whipple Museum of History of Science. The Botanic Gardens is also part of the University of Cambridge and are stunning grounds to explore nature at its best.


The museums and Botanic Gardens are located within walking distance to Clayton Hotel Cambridge, providing an ideal base for exploring the history Cambridge has to offer.

The University of Cambridge

St Andrews Street, Cambridge, Cambs, CB2 3DS

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