Visit the Exhibition

Find us at:
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Downing Street

Opening times:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Saturday: 10:30am - 4:30pm
Sunday: 12.00pm - 4:30pm

Admission free

Featured object

21 lead birds and beasts
University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (Acc. #: 1905.3)

Lead toys have been found from as early as the late thirteenth century and became more widespread by the end of the medieval period. This type of toy is a predecessor to more recent tin toys.

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, CambridgeHeritage Lottery FundCambridgeshire County Council


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