Things to do in Cambridge

If you ever find yourself looking for things to do in or around Cambridge then you should definitely pay us a visit here at The Cambridge Chop House, but we aren’t the only reason to head to this incredible historic city. Here are just a small selection of lovely things to do around Cambridge on a day out:

KING’S COLLEGE

We are the closest restaurant to King’s College, Cambridge, which is one of the 31 constituent Colleges that make up the University of Cambridge. Formally The King’s College of Our Lady and Saint Nicholas in Cambridge, the college lies beside the River Cam and faces out onto King’s Parade in the centre of the city. King’s College was founded by King Henry VI in 1441 and has continuously striven to uphold Henry’s love for education, religion, learning and research.

FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge. It is located on Trumpington Street opposite Fitzwilliam Street in central Cambridge. From antiquity to the present day, the Fitzwilliam houses a world-renowned collection of over half a million beautiful works of art, masterpiece paintings and historical artefacts. The museum is free to visit for all and is just a short walk from The Cambridge Chop House.

UNIVERSITY MUSEUM OF ZOOLOGY

The Museum of Zoology is one of Cambridge’s main attractions, displaying thousands of specimens spanning the entire animal kingdom, from elephants, giant ground sloths and giraffes, to birds, reptiles, insects and molluscs. It is part of the University of Cambridge Department of Zoology and welcomes over 100,000 visitors every year. Entry to the Museum is once again free and is once again just a short walk from The Cambridge Chop House.

MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY

The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, also known as MAA, houses the University’s collections of local antiquities, together with archaeological and ethnographic artefacts from around the world.For nearly 140 years it has been the place where archaeological finds from Cambridge and local regions are preserved, researched and displayed. It also offers completely free entry and should complete the trifecta of museum visits on your day out in Cambridge.