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“Well Worth a Visit”

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Ranked #22 of 180 things to do in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Sister museum to Sedgwicks Museum of Geology but this 'wing' is dedicated to Archaeology (mostly local to Cambridge) and to Anthropology with native artifacts from around the world - as diverse and clothing and HUGE totem poles ... well worth a visit and suprisingly interesting

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is a free museum featuring a huge array of fascinating items produced by various tribes,communities etc. around the developing world. It is a gorgeous building and the collection is really accessible. Children will marvel at the huge totem pole and adults will have a time to reflect on the huge and fascinating diversity of the physical expression of culture.

oh yes, and it is free!

Thank Adrian B
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

we enjoyed the displays and its located in a nice old building. friendly staff too. it has a lift to the upper floors and the shop was inexpensive too.

Thank dave b
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We weren't able to spent much time, 40 minutes, in the museum but it was well worth it. The exhibits are full of objects from around the world, from natives from North America to the south Pacific to Asia. Enjoyed our time there.

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Visited during my lunch break. Free & had no idea how much was in there. Really needed more than 1 visit.

Thank GaryandCarol52
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