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Part of Open Cambridge 2018

Visit the Whipple Library for a special display of pamphlets, books, models and ephemera relating to phrenology with the Whipple Museum of the History of Science. Investigate the products of the nineteenth-century pseudoscience that declared personal characteristics were represented by the shape of your head. Gain a better understanding of the humorous misunderstandings as well as problematic misuses of the quack science that preceded psychology, and follow guides for your own phrenological diagnosis.

Free, drop in. Adults.

Location: Whipple Library

Friday, 14 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:00

Opening Times

Please note that our lift is currently out of action and we do not have a step-free entrance.

Our maintenance unit is dealing with this urgently, and we hope to resolve within the next two weeks.

We are 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!