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“Quiet small but worthwhile”

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Ranked #23 of 182 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 2 December 2017

Interesting small museum that we just stumbled onto during our walk around Cambridge. We did not even know it was there!
The galleries are well designed, small, but nicely lit for easy viewing. Quite informative. Everyone was very friendly there.
Very much enjoyed our visit!
Don't miss this little gem.

Thank pasowine
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

one of my favourites in Cambridge.

The museum has a brilliant small exhibition of Indian Tribal Artefacts - Well worth a look if you are passing

Free entry

Thank Albia-Newton
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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Literally came in 30 minutes before closing to see one of the India exhibitions and staff were kind enough to let us in. It was free which was great. A small exhibit but really lovely showcasing.

They had a little shop as well which had some tailored gifts to buy from the exhibits. Wish we had more time!

Thank LondonTravellerZi
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

we visited the museum of anthropology and found it fascinating. unlike many of the larger museums it wasn't over-crowded and we had the opportunity for a really good look around.

Thank 2wirralwanderers
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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

Thank JPR_101
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