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A large reflecting telescope, made by William Herschel

Discover one of the biggest objects in our collection, the Herschel telescope, and the work of astronomer Caroline Herschel. Learn to recognise constellations and make up your own.

To attend this event, please book our Monday 14:00 ticket for the below date from the University of Cambridge Museums website.

Monday, 2 August, 2021 - 14:00 to 15:30

Opening Times

We are currently open five days a week!

Booking is essential, but tickets are free. They are available at the University of Cambridge Museums website. Tickets are available for the subsequent week.

Slots are as below:

Monday 14:00 - 15:30

Tuesday 14:00 - 15:30

Wednesday 14:00 - 15:30

Thursday 14:00 - 15:30

Friday 14:00 - 15:30

We hope to see you soon!

Please note that, in line with University of Cambridge guidance, the Whipple Museum requires visitors to continue to wear face coverings (unless exempt) and maintain social distancing.