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The Cromwell Museum

Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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Having checked the website for opening times we decided to take visiting friends to look at the... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
John B
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Oliver Cromwell and his family - a great collection of artefacts.

This is a delightful museum, housed in a building of great architectural interest in its own right... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Diana S
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Housed in the former grammar school that Oliver Cromwell attended, this history museum features a collection of paintings and personal items related to the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth during the 17th century.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“english history” (12 reviews)
“grammar school” (10 reviews)
“old school” (9 reviews)
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Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Having checked the website for opening times we decided to take visiting friends to look at the museum as they had expressed an interest. Bitterly disappointed to find that it was closed and no explanations as to why. Date of visit 22/09/17 Website gives no...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a delightful museum, housed in a building of great architectural interest in its own right. Situate in the centre of town the collection in the Oliver Cromwell Museum is all in just one room. There is a great variety of items on display...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Enjoyed visit to museum very much, the lady staff member was most helpful and informative, make time to go i recommend it .

Thank trevor j
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Good museum packed with interesting info and artefacts. Free admission but donations needed to keep this wonderful place open.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I did not know that Cromwell was born in Huntingdon until we accidentally found this museum and decided to visit it. It's a small museum, but is located in the building where Cromwell's school was, that makes this place even more fascinating. There were a...More

Thank LV_Way
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We had always walked by, but one lunchtime popped in to find many old pieces historians would love. I thought the models were good too. Give it a look, you might be supprised.

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

As I have said before it is a very small museum but a nice one with interesting historical information and objects. Quick and interesting visit

Thank Jose T
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is only a very small museum in the centre of Huntingdon but it is packed full of history, it is extremely well laid out, with staff readily available to answer questions or to give help. I have been informed that the exhibits are chnged...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is only one room but it is one room packed with things purported to have been owned by Cromwell or members of his family. The little cards detailing how the civil war played out and the artifacts and books from each part were...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I didn't learn much, I did history at degree level, so being big headed, know a good deal about the Lord Protector, but it was still nice to see so many artifacts associated with him. This is anice little museum, and excellent for children to...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
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Mr and Mrs L
4 May 2017|
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Response from Cromwell M | Property representative |
Mr & Mrs L, I'm sorry for taking a while to reply to your query. I'm sorry but dogs aren't allowed in the museum. The museum is quite small, so you would be able to have a quick look round independently, whilst one of you... More
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