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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
+44 1223 333516
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This is a must visit museum, there are so many artefacts from all over the world, from a very large... read more

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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The MAA is a magnificent museum and a must see when in Cambridge. There are so many artifacts from... read more

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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

This is a must visit museum, there are so many artefacts from all over the world, from a very large totem pole, to the most delicate piece of glass lots of these found in the Cambridge area, pictures are allowed as long as you don't...More

Thank shellybluebear192
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The MAA is a magnificent museum and a must see when in Cambridge. There are so many artifacts from all corners of the world it has to be seen to be believed. So much history and you can spend all day in there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small museum of Cambridge University. Opening hours are: Tuesday to Saturday 10.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. and Sunday 12.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. It remains closed on Bank Holidays and Mondays. Free admission. We saw here archaeological, anthropological, photographic, modern and contemporary...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved it in here! Such a fabulous collection of cultural artefacts. The carvings, masks and the totem pole are fantastic to see!

Thank Betty H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice remades of dinosaurs and cool collection of fosilisz. The staff was a bit absent and we felt watched not because of the giant exponates but was like something there, haha. Could be haunted by their owners Nothing to complain, they only have one...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank salrosblue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank BobbyGentry
Reviewed 29 June 2017

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
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