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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Open Now: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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I have been going here since I was a child as it is amazing. It has the best written information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Great collection

Free to get in , the grandchildren all loved it especially our young dinosaur enthusiast. The... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
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Come to the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge to see world-class collections of art and artefacts from all over the world. Objects ranging from stone tools and pots to sculptures and paintings represent cultures...more
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Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here since I was a child as it is amazing. It has the best written information, really really interesting with lots for children and adults. the ground floor is new and not very interesting but upstairs is wonderful. Luckily they havent...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Free to get in , the grandchildren all loved it especially our young dinosaur enthusiast. The collection is far bigger than expected, so well worth the visit. Set in a beautiful area snuggled in between college buildings. Take a look, won't be disappointed.

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 31 August 2018

3 floors of artifacts and a small gift shop. Totem Poles, ancient rowing boats, sculptures, a Tutankamun room of photos. Native Indian artifacts and from South America

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We went to see the Harry Burton Photographic exhibition and although not large, it was well laid out and presented, giving an insight into the use and importance of photographs for the Tutankhamun discovery. Worth a visit if you are in the slightest interested in...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 16 August 2018

A free museum in Cambridge with lots of information on where the relics were found around Cambridge and elsewhere

Thank Swindy1953
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We found this museum whilst wandering around Cambridge so glad we did, there was so much to see on the different floors with many exhibits. There is also the photographs from the opening of Tutankhamen tomb. Worth going to as also a beautiful building

Thank DigiDi
Reviewed 12 August 2018

We ended up here because the nearby geology museum shut for lunch however it was worth the visit. A really interesting look at different cultures.

Thank Portmaid
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed visiting this museum. It’s fairly compact and the exhibits are well presented. We visited on a Friday afternoon and were able to see everything quite easily. If you like learning about other countries/cultures you will enjoy your visit.

Thank sarahb73
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We found this quite a boring museum I'm afraid. The best bit is the totem pole in the main room and the canoes on the higher up floors.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

If you have time to spare on your visit to Cambridge and you love history this is a little gem ground floor have some good pieces of history find in Cambridgeshire

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