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Same-sex desire does not need modern labels and categories in order to exist across time.

From goddesses and ancient myths to powerful emperors explore the spectrum of identities that exist across time, place and culture in amongst the statues and sculptures of the atmospheric Cast Gallery at the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

Volunteer guides share their personal selection of fascinating stories which challenge binary approaches to gender and sexual identity through a range of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-related objects related to Ancient Greece and Rome.

Tours will start promptly, last approximately 45 mins and be led by a volunteer guide. Please aim to arrive at the meeting point which will be printed on your ticket, and listed in your booking confirmation email 5-10 mins before the advertised start time.

Please note that tours will involve walking around the Museum for the duration. Meeting points for tours will be provided upon booking.

Please note tours are aimed at adults.

The Museum and the tours are wheelchair accessible. Volunteer guides are happy to adjust the tours to meet the needs of the group on the day.

Find out more about access at the Museum of Classical Archaeology

Booking essential.

Booking is easy, but tours are intimate and numbers are limited. Please visit Cambridge Live to book your tickets, or call 01223 357851.

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Museum of Classical Archaeology

University Of Cambridge, Faculty Of Classics, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 9DA

01223 330402

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Opening times

Temporarily closed

We are reopening with reduced opening and ticketed slots to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers.

We have put the following measures in place:

  • Ticketed slots: please book your ticket in advance so that we can keep numbers low and observe social distancing
  • Reduced hours, ensuring that visitors are not using the Cast Gallery at the same time as students
  • Additional cleaning in our Cast Gallery
  • One-way system through our Cast Gallery and building
  • Hand sanitiser available at entry and exit of building
  • Toilet usage limited to one person at a time
  • Perspex screens at desk
  • Face coverings for staff and visitors
  • No group visits or events until restrictions ease


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