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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
+44 1223 333516
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Very interesting

Stumbled upon this museum not knowing it was there. Small but very interesting collection in well... read more

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Intersting free museum

Was pleasantly surprised at how interesting this museum was. Great artefacts on display. Free... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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 and histories over millennia. Great recent and contemporary works reflect the diversity of peoples worldwide, and the resilience of indigenous cultures confronted by globalisation
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Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stumbled upon this museum not knowing it was there. Small but very interesting collection in well kept and well lit galleries. The staff are very friendly and informative and there were activities available for the children. The shop is small but very well stocked with...More

Thank goat78
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was pleasantly surprised at how interesting this museum was. Great artefacts on display. Free admission

Thank salrosblue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Founded in 1884. Archaeological and Ethnographic artefacts from around the world. Highlight: The Haida Totem Pole

Thank BobbyGentry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nested in the grounds of Cambridge University, this little gem is a must visit! They house highlight exhibits of many cultures in the world. Won't take long to view but you definitely get a lot out of it.

Thank calvinheng
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

If Archaeology and Anthropology is of interest to you... or you simply want to know more about you and your human condition... then this is one place to discover! Great exhibitions covering many parts of the world, some like the Totem are impressive! Let yourself...More

Thank Jean michel B
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We went as a small history group. It has three floors. There is a collection of very interesting finds through the ages from the Cambridge area. There is also objects from Asia, Pacific islands, Japan, North America, India. It's really worth visiting for adults and...More

Thank jeffbarton2017
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely welcome from the young woman on the reception desk. Although we had arrived only ten minutes before closing time she recommended things to see. . . mainly the totem pole in the upstairs gallery. Goodness, it is tall (30 feet I...More

Thank Anastasia901
Reviewed 16 May 2017

There are three floors of exhibits in this museum although some of the tall poles reach through two floors. It shows the enormous variation and diversity in customs and cultures throughout the world not only in ages past but continuing to the present day. There...More

1  Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This great small museum is slightly hidden away in the centre of Cambridge but well worth finding. The entrance foyer opens onto an display of the archeological history of Cambridge and to the side is a exhibition space with changing displays of art work, as...More

Thank ian r
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We walked by this museum during our stay in Cambridge (having no idea it was here at all) and decided to check it out. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the collection and feel it was one of the city's best kept secrets....More

Thank AshhEP
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