Cambridge Museum of Technology

Cambridge Museum of Technology

Last Updated on March 21, 2024 by Suzy McCullough

Museum Overview

The Cambridge Museum of Technology is located on Cheddars Lane in Cambridge. It is an industrial heritage museum and the building it is housed in is a scheduled ancient monument. It is an old combined sewage pumping and waste destructor station that was originally built in 1894.

At the museum, you can learn all about the story of sewage and waste disposal at the Victorian pumping station. Some of Cambridge’s forgotten industries are celebrated through exhibits and you can explore their industrial heritage around the site.

For families, there are changing family trails and explorer boxes. These are included with entry and can be picked up at the ticket office. Around the museum, there are activity stations with puzzles, smells, colouring in and objects to touch and feel. There is dressing up and Victorian outdoor games.

Further Information Cambridge Museum of Technology

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe nearby serving food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

museum in a sewage pumping and waste destructor station with trails, interactive exhibits and family activities. There are toilets.

What are the ticket prices?

Adults are £5, children aged 5-18 £3 and children aged under 5 are free. Other pricing options including family tickets are available.
Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online.

Is there parking?

There is lots of street parking within a few minutes’ walk of the museum. This includes free parking on Cheddars Lane and Stanley Road and pay-and-display parking on Riverside.

When are they open?

The museum is open at weekends for most of the year. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome in the museum.

Are they accessible?

Information on accessibility

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