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Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large college with immaculate grounds, lawns and gardens. Well worth exploring. The chapel is arranged with pews facing each other rather than the altar.

Thank Metaldread
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Free entry into the two co-joined quads and chapel. Plenty of seats so one can relax and soak up the atmosphere. My wife immediately wanted to return to college to study! Just wander around looking at the building details and admire the plants and gardens.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The college is open to the public with free entry which is a surprise to us since other colleges are charging £10 for an adult. In fact, this college is as superior as other ones. I believe it is one of the top five colleges...More

Thank gsw888
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, understandably the more famous Colleges charge entry or deny entry as the day takes them. With the thousands of visitors in the town in the summer there is a danger that they become swamped with tourists. We found Pembroke College on our way to...More

Thank Gilgamel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely college where you can appreciate architecture through the ages. Very serene. Only chapel was open to visitors, so unfortunately did not get to see library, although said you could book appointment.

Thank mamadagg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the only central colleges you can access free of charge, the others are £10 each. Nice gardens and ambience.

Thank Onmytravelsagain2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many of the colleges in Cambridge charge quite a bit to visit, so choose one that is free, the chapels are uncrowded, the architecture just as good and it won't cost a fortune.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unlike some of the colleges there was no entry fee. We were able to really get the feel of college life. It included access to the Chapel, a peep into the dining hall (very Harry Potterish) which was set up for a formal dinner, as...More

Thank Sandy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was lovely to see how the students who make it, are rewarded for their efforts. The buildings and history, as explained by our excellent guide Tana, came to life. Well worth a visit!

Thank HAPPYMANRUNCORN
Reviewed 12 August 2018

A must visit especially the chapel and the surrounding buildings and grounds. It has a very interesting history.

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