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Museum of Cambridge

Closed Now: 10:30 - 17:00
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Jam packed gem

Lots of interesting displays. The staff are very helpful and knowledgable. Worth an hour or two... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
Nice museum

A wonderful museum with lots of art pieces to explore. Definitely a place for art lovers... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
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Discover the vibrant history of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire life in the unique setting of a 17th century coaching inn. Visit each of our nine themed rooms and explore the lives of the people who have lived in the city and the county. Linger in the...more
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2-3 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Lots of interesting displays. The staff are very helpful and knowledgable. Worth an hour or two away from the more famous attractions in the city centre.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

A wonderful museum with lots of art pieces to explore. Definitely a place for art lovers. Security is tight and have to deposit bags at check in. A lovely old museum with lots of pictures but not much description.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

This sounded like an interesting museum. Unfortunately it is closed for the Christmas holiday. Closed till 1/2. Also TripAdvisor and google show there hours as open. We got there and a sign was on the door. Maybe next time!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The Museum has a whole range of rooms, each different thematically. One of the most interesting was the one showing the history of the Fens, but everyone can find their own interests. Good for kids - some hands-on items.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

Absolutely charming local museum, housed in a 17th century former public house. The building is full of character and retains many features from its days as an inn. It was much bigger than I expected, and excellent value at £5 (although I got free entry...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank farwriter
Reviewed 20 July 2018

This unassuming museum gives a lovely view of individual domestic lives in Cambridge through the centuries. It is well designed for the independent-minded visitor as the displays are well labelled in wonderful storytelling detail. One leaves feeling that one has spent time with a few...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

We visited this charming museum of Cambridge on a Sunday afternoon. As I walk with a stick, I was pleased to find a lift to make visiting all floors possible. Exhibits included those explaining the history of the building itself and its various uses in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kirkbys2017
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Great visit really interesting artifacts set up very well friendly staff and had a lift for people unable to use stairs. Well priced would recommend

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Penny J
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This delightful and informative museum has something for the whole family. There is a lift if the narrow and windy stairways are not for you. This museum traces the history of Cambridge from the time of the original inn to the present day through artifacts...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 350madelync
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Great experience with so many fun things to see and do. The Punch and Judy show on the top floor was a highlight. Lovely guide and great tea for the children

Date of experience: June 2018
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