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Adventures Afloat: The Spying Game from the Cambridge Five to the Cold War: A Queen Mary 2 Voyage

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Program #14569RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for May 31 — Jun 12, 2013

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Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The only Marriott hotel centrally located in Lower Manhattan, New York City's Financial District, and within walking distance to Wall Street and NYSE.

Contact info:
85 West Street at Albany Street
New York, NY 10006 USA
phone: 121-238-5490 x0
web: www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/nycws-new-york-marriott-downtown/

Room amenities: This hotel near Wall Street features 497 newly renovated guest rooms, including 7 suites. Hotel rooms offer the new Revive bed, 300 thread-count linens, down comforters and marble bathrooms. Some guest rooms offer views of the Statue of Liberty, New York City Harbor, or Wall Street. This downtown Manhattan hotel near Wall Street offers a state-of-the-art hotel fitness center. High-tech amenities include high-speed internet access and flat-screen TVs in all guest rooms.

Facility amenities: All public areas non-smoking, Beauty shop nearby (referral at front desk), Cash machine/ATM, Coffee/tea in-room, Concierge Lounge Hours, Concierge desk, Evening turndown service, Florist, Foreign exchange, Gift/newsstand, Housekeeping service daily, Local restaurant dinner delivery, Newspaper delivered to room on request, Newspaper in lobby, Phone calls: toll-free, Room service, 6:00 AM-12:00 AM, Safe deposit boxes, front desk, Valet dry-cleaning, Virtual Concierge Available

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
Write to Adventures Afloat at Road Scholar in Boston or email afloatops@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Friday, May 31 -
Afternoon: After independent arrivals to the New York hotel, check-in. At 6:00pm enjoy a welcome meeting and reception with Nigel West, the Course Director.

Dinner: Excluded so that you can sample New York city's restaurants.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: New York Marriott Downtown

Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Saturday, June 01 - Ground Zero
Breakfast: In the New York hotel.

Morning: This morning we visit the site of Ground Zero. As the sight of modern America's most defining moment, Ground Zero and the area surrounding the former Twin Towers has dominated the public's image of the events of September 11, 2001. For many of us, reflecting on 9/11 immediately conjures up images of New York City and Lower Manhattan in particular.

Lunch: Lunch is excluded today.

Afternoon: A coach takes us to the pier to embark the Queen Mary II.

Dinner: On board ship in the Britannia restaurant.

Evening: Activities on board.

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Sunday, June 02 - Expert lecture. Queen Mary II activities.
Breakfast: On board ship.

Morning: Informative and fascintaing lectures on the Cambridge spy-Kim Philby: Synonym for Betrayal by Nigel West.

Lunch: On board ship.

Afternoon: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities during each of the next six afternoons and evenings as you sail to London and your theatrical learning adventure. Experience the Cunard Insights guest lecture series, which explores historical and contemporary issues presented by speakers including explorers, academics, former ambassadors and politicians, historians and scientists, novelists, biographers and award-winning actors and film makers. If you are an avid reader, take advantage of the Book Club and literary discussions with librarians, or choose from a wide range of classes such as watercolors, computer lessons, wine tasting, ballroom dancing and more, or enjoy bridge and board games. On deck, games and more active entertainment are available. You can exercise in the fitness center, walk around the Promenade Deck, swim in one of the pools, play tennis, or take exercise classes such as yoga and Pilates. In the Royal Court Theatre, enjoy singers and dancers in stage shows. There are movies in the cinema, and the bars and lounges throughout the ship feature pianists, jazz bands and string quartets. Hear the Julliard School jazz series and take part in the Royal Night Theme Balls. Polish your acting skills with one-hour workshops with actors who spent three years at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Or simply take Afternoon Tea and enjoy the Maritime Quest exhibition throughout the ship.

Dinner: On board ship.

Evening: See a show tonight in the ballroom, or relax and watch a movie in the theatre, or perhaps wander to one of the bars for a beverage and chat. Or wander through the stacks of the library, one of the best shipboard libraries available, find a book and that perfect reading chair

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Monday, June 03 - Nigel West on The Illegals. Cocktail party.
Breakfast: On board ship.

Morning: Nigel's insighful lecture this morning is on The Great Illegals; the NKVD and the Penetration of the British Establishment.

Lunch: On board ship.

Afternoon: Shipboard activities: Enjoy the QM2’s many educational and entertainment activities, which include: a guest lecture series; a book club with literary discussions with the ship librarian; and classes in watercolors, computers, wine tasting, ballroom dance, bridge and board games. You may also take acting lessons or a course in celestial navigation. Musical entertainment includes the Julliard Jazz School series, as well as singers and dancers in stage shows in the Royal Court Theatre, or pianists, string quartets and a movie theater. Enjoy personal fitness activities such as swimming, tennis, yoga, Pilates, aerobics and spinning. Or simply take tea and enjoy a museum-quality exhibit that takes you back to the golden era of transatlantic ship crossings. Also, enjoy a welcome cocktail party .

Dinner: On board ship.

Evening: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities, including many kinds of evening entertainmet featuring dancing, music and more

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Five: Tuesday, June 04 - The Defectors.
Breakfast: On board ship.

Morning: This morning hear about the Defectors: Walter Krivitsky, Igor Gouzenko and Vladimir Petrov as expert Nigel West takes you thorugh their activities.

Lunch: On board ship.

Afternoon: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities, perhaps excercising your mind playing bridge with new friends or trying out a board game, then exercising your body in the QM2's fitness center. You activity choices are plentiful.

Dinner: On board ship.

Evening: Enjoy a variety of shipboard-enrichment activities. Check the QM2 schedule to see which night you can experience a Royal Night Theme Ball, donning your formal dancing attire and taking to the floor in a sea of glittering ball gowns and tuxedos accompanied by the sounds of a wonderful orchestra.

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Six: Wednesday, June 05 - A dazzling array pf shipboard activities.
Breakfast: On board.

Morning: Free morning for shipboard activities. Choose from a large range of activities to suit all interests.

Lunch: On board.

Afternoon: Free afternoon for shipboard activities.

Dinner: On board.

Evening: Shipboard activities.

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Seven: Thursday, June 06 - Soviet Espionage.
Breakfast: On board ship.

Morning: Nigel West lectures on Yalta and the Manhattan Project: Triumphs of Soviet Espionage. Lessons to be learned.

Lunch: On board ship.

Afternoon: Enjoy an exceptional array of shipboard-enrichment activities.

Dinner: On board ship.

Evening: Relax on the deck enjoying the camaraderie of new friends. Or choose one of the many kinds of nightly entertainment found on this elegant ship. You will never find yourself without plenty of nightly options.

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Cruise Ship

Ship Information: Having made her debut in January of 2004, the stylish and grand 12-deck, transatlantic liner Queen Mary 2, built by Cunard and under British Registry, represents the pinnacle of maritime achievement. At 1,132' long and 131' wide (150,000 tons) and cruising at 28.5 knots she can carry 3,090 passengers (of whom maximum of 44 are Participants on this programme. There may be two groups on this cruise). Group dining in the Britannia Restaurant.

Contact info:
Queen Mary II.
New York., NY 00000 USA
phone: 877-266-0985
web: www.cunard.com

Room amenities: Standard amenities include interactive TV with multi-language film and music channels, data port outlet, refrigerator, hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers, a safe and 110/220-volt outlets.

Facility amenities: Restaurants, bars, fitness centre, dry cleaning, laundry, self-service washers, dryers and ironing facilities. pool, spa. Email, fax, telephone. Medical facilities. Purser's Office.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Eight: Friday, June 07 - VENONA.
Breakfast: On board ship.

Morning: Nigel West lectures on the subject of one of his many books-VENONA: The Greatest Secret of the Cold War. On your final day aboard the QM2, perhaps you will glean final bits of knowledge from a class you've been taking.

Lunch: On board ship.

Afternoon: . Maybe you're in need of a rigorous walk around the Promenade Deck. Or perhaps you and new friends have been keeping track of your wins and losses playing bridge and are hoping to swing things in your favor. There are ample shipboard activities from which to choose. You may enjoy a yoga or Pilates class with one of the QM2's expert fitness instructors, or improve your skills in a computer class or one of many other class offerings. Choose from the plentiful shipboard activities offered on this grand ship.

Dinner: On board ship.

Evening: Activities on board ship.

Lodging: Queen Mary II

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College

Ship Information: Queen Mary II.

Contact info:
Downing Street.
Cambridge., CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: http://www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.

Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Nine: Saturday, June 08 - Arrival England.
Breakfast: On board ship.

Morning: Disembark ship at Southampton. Transfer by coach to Cambridge.

Lunch: In the hotel.

Afternoon: Free time. Check-in at the hotel followed by a pre dinner welcome meeting.

Dinner: Dinner is at the Cambridge City Hotel.

Evening: Optional orientation walk.

Lodging: Cambridge City Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College

Ship Information: Queen Mary II.

Contact info:
Downing Street.
Cambridge., CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: http://www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.

Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Ten: Sunday, June 09 - Cambridge Colleges.
Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel dining room.

Morning: This morning pay homage at the American Cemetery Madingley, where more than 3,900 Americans who served in WWII were laid to rest.

Lunch: Lunch is taken in a local restaurant such as Browns.

Afternoon: This afternoon we take a guided walk around Cambridge Colleges including St John's, Trinity (hotbed of Soviet agenst and communism), King's College and Chapel. (Schedule dependent on college closures). Trinity College was founded by Henry VIII in 1546 as part of the University of Cambridge. Since then Trinity has flourished and grown, and is now a home to around 600 undergraduates, 300 graduates, and over 160 Fellows. The five spies from Trinity College, Cambridge, may have betrayed their country during the cold war but they are remembered in the many novels, plays and films that depict the lives of misdeeds of Kim Philby, John Cairncross, Guy Burgess, Donald Maclean and .Anthony Blunt, Trinity alumni. St John's College was founded in 1511 by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII. Over the centuries the pattern of studies and undergraduate life has changed with the times. Originally a seminary focused chiefly on the liberal arts, theology, and the biblical languages, St John's became a centre also for the training of the mind in classics and mathematics, and in the twentieth century for the latest developments in the full range of the humanities, medicine, and the experimental sciences. King's College and Chapel is the most iconic of Cambridge's colleges. King's College was founded in 1441 by Henry VI (1421-71) and is one of the 31 colleges in the University of Cambridge. King's has an outstanding academic record and is also world-famous for its Chapel and choir. The Christmas Eve service from King's (A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols) is broadcast to millions around the world. King's College Chapel is a splendid example of late Gothic (Perpendicular) architecture. It was started in 1446 by Henry VI (1421-71) and took over a century to build. It has the largest fan vault ceiling in the world and some of the finest medieval stained glass. Enter the hallowed grounds and interiors of these ancient colleges.

Dinner: Dinner is included in the hotel.

Evening: Nigel West will introduce a Cold War or James Bond film this evening.

Lodging: Cambridge City Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College

Ship Information: Queen Mary II.

Contact info:
Downing Street.
Cambridge., CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: http://www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.

Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Eleven: Monday, June 10 - Bletchley Park
Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.

Morning: Take a field trip to "Station X" or Churchill's Golden Egg, Bletchley Park, home to the Enigma machine. Historic site of secret British codebreaking activities during WWII and birthplace of the modern computer. Check out the tales of spies and strategic deception. You may even be the one to discover the map to genius mathematician Alan Turing's silver, supposedly buried in or near Bletchley Park. In addition to the "huts" there is a wartime mini cinema and an outstanding Churchill collection. Have a look inside the ornate Victorian Mansion that was headquarters to intelligence staff during the War. Wander by the Lake, relax and observe the wildlife.

Lunch: Lunch is taken at Bletchley Park.

Afternoon: The field trip continues.

Dinner: Dinner is included at the hotel.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Cambridge City Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: A modern hotel located in the heart of Cambridge within walking distance of King's College

Ship Information: Queen Mary II.

Contact info:
Downing Street.
Cambridge., CB2 3DT UK:England
phone: +44 870 400 9180.
web: http://www.cambridgecityhotel.co.uk/

Room amenities: Cable TV, direct dail telephone with voice mail, hairdryer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, trouser press. High-speed internet access.

Facility amenities: A/C in public areas. Restaurant, bar, health/fitness centre, sauna, dry cleaning pick up/laundry , ice machine, foreign currency exchange, room service, safety deposit box at front desk, secretarial services, business centre.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBC
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 1:00 PM

Day Twelve: Tuesday, June 11 - Guest lecturer.
Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.

Morning: Nigel West lectures on "The Cambridge Spies: The Significance of the Five" and on "Real Life Spies."

Lunch: Lunch is excluded today so that you can make the most of the free afternoon.

Afternoon: At leisure.

Dinner: In the hotel dining room.

Evening: Farewell meeting.

Lodging: Cambridge City Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Wednesday, June 12 -
Depart From: Return flights to North America.

Breakfast: In the hotel unless departures are early.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Free Time Opportunities


Cambridge
Cambridge Museums.In Cambridge you will be spoilt for choice as the city boasts the country’s highest concentration of internationally renound collections outside London. Many of the University of Cambridge’s eight museums are free to enter.
For additional information, visit: http://www.visitcambridge.org/things-to-do/museums-galleries-and-attractions
Cambridge University Botanical GardensOpened to the public in 1846, the Cambridge University Botanic Garden develops & displays over 8,000 different plant species in 40 acres of beautiful landscapes.
PuntingThe River Cam runs through the heart of Cambridge enabling you to enjoy fantastic views of the world famous Cambridge College ‘Backs’ from the comfort of a traditional Cambridge Punt. King's College Chapel, The Wren Library at Trinity College and the Bridge of Sighs, are just some of the famous Cambridge landmarks you can expect to see during this 45-minute chauffeured punt tour.
Walking toursOfficial walking tours of Cambridge. Depart from the Tourist Information Centre.
Walking tours.The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art museum of the University of Cambridge. Founded in 1816, it has been described as ‘one of the greatest art collections of the nation and a monument of the first importance’. The collection includes works of art and antiquities of national and international importance, among them antiquities from Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and masterpieces by Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, Canaletto, Hogarth, Constable, Monet and Picasso and many more... This is a one hour introductory tour of the museum, meeting at the Courtyard entrance of the Museum at 14.30 on Saturdays throughout the year. (Only when the museum is open).

Important information about your itinerary:
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