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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
+44 1223 333516
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Free museum in cambridge

A free museum in Cambridge with lots of information on where the relics were found around Cambridge... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Swindy1953
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London, United Kingdom
Worth Visiting

We found this museum whilst wandering around Cambridge so glad we did, there was so much to see on... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DigiDi
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Reading, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Swindy1953
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 6 days ago

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
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in here to see the 'Trumpington Cross', a 7th Century piece of jewellery found in a young girl's Anglo-Saxon grave. The brooch is made of gold and garnets, dated to 600AD and exquisitely crafted. On the upper floor was a wonderful mix of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed wandering through this museum. It was small enough that I didn’t get bored but large and full of information so I got a wide variety overview of different cultures and history. At the time I was there they were running an exhibit...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fascinating museum with an eclectic collection in a very interesting building. We specifically went to see the photo exhibition an the Starr Carr exhibits - both well displayed.

Thank Madalyn H
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very good art work of more than 300 years old art from all over the world is kept here. Japanese and Chinese crockery ad to the glory along with ancient mummies.

Thank Ajay K
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