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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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Great collection

Free to get in , the grandchildren all loved it especially our young dinosaur enthusiast. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise D
amazing and bigger than it looks

3 floors of artifacts and a small gift shop. Totem Poles, ancient rowing boats, sculptures, a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Julie B
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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...more
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Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free to get in , the grandchildren all loved it especially our young dinosaur enthusiast. The collection is far bigger than expected, so well worth the visit. Set in a beautiful area snuggled in between college buildings. Take a look, won't be disappointed.

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3 floors of artifacts and a small gift shop. Totem Poles, ancient rowing boats, sculptures, a Tutankamun room of photos. Native Indian artifacts and from South America

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to see the Harry Burton Photographic exhibition and although not large, it was well laid out and presented, giving an insight into the use and importance of photographs for the Tutankhamun discovery. Worth a visit if you are in the slightest interested in...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 16 August 2018

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

Thank Swindy1953
Reviewed 14 August 2018

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

Thank DigiDi
Reviewed 12 August 2018

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
Reviewed 12 August 2018 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.

Thank sarahb73
Reviewed 9 August 2018

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.

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 8 August 2018

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 26 July 2018

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

Thank Suzie J
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