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Fume cupboard made for Newnham College for the teaching and practice of chemistry for female students, housed in the ‘old labs’, used by Ida Freund for teaching chemistry, English, late 19th Century

Why does the Whipple museum have a fume cupboard from a women's college? Explore the work of chemistry lecturer Ida Freund and find out about the chemical elements which make up everyday materials.

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

Monday, 9 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.