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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

Open today: 11:00 - 17:00
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Such a lovely place

The gallery is really interesting, excellent literature and interesting pieces. The house is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pk_1878
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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I lack words to appreciate this properly

What fantastic cottage. Unique Art, details from nature, the history of the house and the rustic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
birger_vogelius
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Come to Kettle's Yard to enjoy art in an inspiring setting. Experience changing exhibitions in our new galleries and explore a wonderful collection of art in a historic house. And it is all free. The new Kettle's Yard opened in February 2018 with...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The gallery is really interesting, excellent literature and interesting pieces. The house is interesting, and certainly a place to stop by if you're in the area. The guides are very knowledgeable. And all for free!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pk_1878
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What fantastic cottage. Unique Art, details from nature, the history of the house and the rustic furniture creates a unique, authentic and inspiring interior. For me personally it would have been a disaster to miss this unique experience. On top of all this entrance is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank birger_vogelius
Reviewed 1 week ago

Jim Ede's house and gallery are exactly as he left it - a combination of a domestic dwelling and art gallery. Entrance is free but by timed ticket. There is an art library where you can look at any of the books whilst on site,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifull place, the residence of Jim Ede, writer, curator and friend and supporter of artists. The interior is marvelous!! . It combines art history, social history, and interior design. We booked the tour online and luckily when we came here, it was not crowded so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KonstantiaM2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These cottages, once the residence of a London Tate Museum curator, and now part of one of the most intimate art galleries and museums in Cambridge, have such marvelous interiors.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

My fourth visit to Kettle’s Yard and what a delight it remains. It has an atmosphere all of it’s own and the new extension has not damaged it. It’s a must see in Cambrifdge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GERGloucestershire
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Really enjoyed our first visit. Booked the house tour online. Loved the house with such interesting rooms and art. The gallery exhibition was also good. Cafe good too. Went the Punters pub round the corner that has lots of art and good food. Do visit!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sjbarter
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Visiting the house is popular and crowded. The guided tours tend to throughput the visitors promptly, but need to in busy holiday periods. So go in off peak times. It’s interesting with eclectic works of art and artefacts. Recommended.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SquareBearSS
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Definitely the best thing to do in Cambridge: Imagine you were allowed to wander around the house of a curator of the tate who befriended many important members of the mid century art scene who gave him loads of art and he has left untouched...Well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sullarmy
Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

This is a unique experience. Kettle’s Yard offers you the opportunity to experience art in situ - to walk through the space, sit on the furniture, and experience everything as it was meant to be experienced- in its place in a home. Some things you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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