We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Cromwell Museum

Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Small but perfectly formed...

This is a great little museum with a good collection of Cromwellian artefacts including portraits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TheBookworm78
brilliant

Heard this is going to close, which would be a huge loss of history to the area. Hope it is just a... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Fred3499
,
Lisbon, Portugal
Read all 135 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Housed in the former grammar school that Oliver Cromwell attended, this history museum features a collection of paintings and personal items related to the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth during the 17th century.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“old school” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1480 375830
Write a Review
Reviews (135)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little museum with a good collection of Cromwellian artefacts including portraits of Cromwell and members of the Cromwell family, clothing (including Cromwell's famous hat), miniatures, armour and historical documents. It spans Cromwell's entire life, from his early days growing up in...More

1  Thank TheBookworm78
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Heard this is going to close, which would be a huge loss of history to the area. Hope it is just a rumour.

Thank Fred3499
Reviewed 11 April 2017

So often we forget what shaped our parliamentary system - visit the Cromwell Museum to see it in the making. Cromwell was a significant person who led the this change, and the museum holds many articles of interest, both family and English history

Thank 70Phillip
Reviewed 28 March 2017

The town rightly makes much of its Cromwell connections and this museum is the jewel in the crown. The building itself is worth a visit even without the TC link. This is a one room museum but crammed with paintings, documentation, weapons and other period...More

Thank au-bord-de-la-mer
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant find. Very relaxed and informative, small enough to be able to digest all the displays and learn more about such a historical figure.

Thank christopherlO1356KM
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Interesting historical place from which I learnt all about Oliver Cromwell. It is located in the centre of the town and with a free entrance. I highly recommend it

Thank averrhoes2015
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Small but delightful little museum. All you ever wanted to know about Oliver Cromwell. It won't take long but will be worth it

Thank Samthemanandmore
Reviewed 20 November 2016

History buffs will love this place. Lots to learn, to see. You can spend time reading up lots of stuff. You can also buy reminders of your visit.

Thank Pat W
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Small, but perfectly formed museum that deals with everything Oliver Cromwell, the most famous son of the town. Be prepared to interrogate staff who are knowledgeable. Only a few hours needed, unless you are an Oliver Cromwell scholar, then a visit could take considerably longer.

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Built in the middle of the high street a small schoolwhich Oliver cromwell attended, now turned into this lovely little museum with artifacts about the man.Not going to take long to look round even if you read everything about him but worth a visit.

Thank Vcm137
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Alex's Cafe Restaurant
460 reviews
.36 km away
Old Bridge Hotel Restaurant
465 reviews
.57 km away
Barney's Plaice
102 reviews
.38 km away
Hill Cafe & Bistro
106 reviews
.20 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lazy Days Boat Hire
6 reviews
.95 km away
Huntingdon Spa
429 reviews
.62 km away
The Market Inn
19 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Mr and Mrs L
Are dogs allowed in the museum?
4 May 2017|
Answer
Response from Cromwell M | Property representative |
Mr & Mrs L, I'm sorry for taking a while to reply to your query. I'm sorry but dogs aren't allowed in the museum. The museum is quite small, so you would be able to have a quick look round independently, whilst one of you... More
0
Votes