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Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

Centrally located near Castle Mound and Magdalen College, the museum is a 15-minute stroll or bus ride from the city centre. Use the journey planner to find the best route for you.

From Cambridge city centre, many frequent buses stop on Castle Street (bus PR1, bus 905 and bus X3). It’s then a 10-minute stroll to the museum. The less frequent bus 4 stops right outside.

From Cambridge train station, it’s a half-hour stroll, or a 20-minute A busway ride Buses stop at Busway Shire Hall, a coupe of minutes away.

There are direct trains to Cambridge from: Tottenham Hale (55 mins), Liverpool Street (65 mins), St Pancras (70 mins), Bishop’s Stortford (30 mins), Bury St Edmunds (40 mins), Ely (20 mins), Harlow (50 mins), Ipswich (80 mins), Kings Lynn (55 mins), Newmarket (20 mins), Norwich (80 mins), Peterborough (50 mins), Royston (15 mins), Stevenage (40 mins) and Thetford (45 mins). When you travel by train, a Cambridge PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited travel around the city by bus.

National Route 24 runs past the museum, and 11 passes nearby. Plan your cycle route here. You can park your bike at the bike parks on Bridge Street or on Northampton Street.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Museum of Cambridge

Discover the heritage of Cambridge by following trails of objects which reveal stories from the past.

For any queries about visiting contact Museum of Cambridge on 01223 355159 or

Address: Museum of Cambridge, 2-3 Castle Street, Cambridge, CB3 0AQ. Visit Website