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Detail of glass fungus model

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Opening Times

For Cambridge Festival, we are open this weekend (both 25th and 26th March), from 12.30 - 16:30.

We are usually open five days a week, 12.30 - 16:30.

Monday 12.30 - 16:30

Tuesday 12.30 - 16:30

Wednesday 12.30 - 16:30

Thursday 12.30 - 16:30

Friday 12.30 - 16:30

We hope to see you soon!

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Helmholtz's apparatus for the synthesis of sound

The tuning fork is a fascinating example of an object that is both a scientific instrument and a musical instrument. This article offers a brief overview of its history.

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