Child looking through a microscope at a festival event with a scientist nearby

Seeing closer!

You are invited to join the Gurdon Institute team and explore life through the lens of a microscope. Discover more about the microscopic world, together with scientists ready to help you explore what cannot be seen with the naked eye!

Event details

Storey’s Field Centre, Eddington Ave, Cambridge, CB3 1AA

15:30 – 17:00
Scientist helping child use microscope

Come along for free!

Get involved with some fun, family-friendly activities and use real microscopes, create awe-inspiring artwork and find out about amazing scientific work going on right here in Cambridge from the scientists themselves!

This event will be be run in collaboration with the University of Cambridge and the 2022 Cambridge Festival.

The team from the Gurdon Institute will also be joined by the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Museum of Zoology, the Museum of Classical Archaeology and the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology who will all be running their own exciting drop-in, hands on activities.

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