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Reproduction rights

If you wish to obtain rights to reproduce any image, such as in a publication, television programme or other commercial format, please contact the museum (hps-whipple-museum@lists.cam.ac.uk), giving the following details:

  • Details of the publication/media in which the image is to be used
  • Your requirements for the image (size/colour etc.)
  • The extent of rights required (see below for options).

Reproduction fees

The fees for obtaining reproduction rights (excluding VAT) are detailed below. Reproduction fees are in addition to a staff time charge for supplying the images, and the cost of any new photography.

Publications

  One country/One language World rights/One language World rights/All languages
Books, partworks, periodicals and electronic works  £80 £110 £160
Theses and articles in academic journals £40 £60 £80
Book and audiobook jackets; magazine covers £160 £210 £280
CD, cassette, record, video, DVD or CD-ROM covers (3 year right per format) £230 £310 £410

 

Television and film
(per named programme, per format)

  One country/One language World rights/One language World rights/All languages
One-time flash fee up to 12 seconds £70 £100 £160
Repeats £45 £50 £80
10 years unlimited (all formats, per programme) £350 £450 £650

 

DVD and video
(per format)

  One country/One language World rights/One language World rights/all languages
DVD and video (per format) £100 £150 £250
Repeats £50 £75 £125

Cost of supplying images

We make a charge of £35 for supplying the first image, plus an additional charge for subsequent images dependent on staff time required. Please contact us for an estimate of costs.

How to order and pay

Please see how to order and pay for more information on placing an order.

All fees must be paid in full before permission to use an image is granted.

Terms and conditions

Permission to reproduce Whipple Museum images is dependent on the full acceptance of the terms and conditions detailed here.

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.