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Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
+44 1954 210350
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A Memorial Day Visit Was Moving and Humbling

We attended the Memorial Day services at the Cambridge American Cemetary. The services and speeches... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
EastVillageDenizen
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NYC
Gorgeous Grounds Memorial

Beautiful maintained grounds with all religions being represented. Very peaceful area. There is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deb B
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First established on December 7, 1943, this area of 30.5 acres was donated by the University of Cambridge to serve as a permanent Military Cemetery to honor those Americans who gave their lives during World War II.
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19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
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+44 1954 210350
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We attended the Memorial Day services at the Cambridge American Cemetary. The services and speeches were quite moving. What really got the tears flowing was when the WWII era observation plane flew over the cemetary and dropped red poppies over the graves. No visit to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful maintained grounds with all religions being represented. Very peaceful area. There is a large wall where you can look up your loved ones. I highly recommend seeing this.

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visitor will be impressed by the cemetery, with its rows of white headstones laid out on the side of a hill, overlooking East Anglia, where many of those buried here took off from the many airfields. The memorial chapel, has illustrations of the areas...More

Thank Trevor E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, there is a certain beauty in the harmony of the gravestones. It is only when you realize that each one holds the identified remains of an American soldier killed during the war that the sadness takes hold. There are so many that it is...More

Thank Ray V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have often thought about visiting the American Cemetery and as we were staying in Cambridge decided to visit on the return journey home. You cannot escape from the feeling of sadness as you see all the white crosses, as you think of all the...More

Thank ollie48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it is a Cemetery it is also place to go to remember those that gave their lives for us. Just go and soak up the atmosphere ,its so beautifully well kept..

Thank mtw42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Wife and I dropped in here of the hop on hop off bus and I am glad we did. I have seen the signs over a lot of years but not had the chance to visit. It is well laid out and a beautifully...More

Thank Jontheroadagain
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live not far from this memorial,have been here several years ago, what a fitting tribute , to all those young men , who gave us our freedom, there is a large wall with many names enshrined on it, and a chapel with a map...More

Thank irene s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most wonderful peaceful delightful places to visit. A wonderful tribute to the American military men and women who served. Very well looked after, the Chapel is a wonderful tribute and the ceiling and walls are amazing. The pictures and audio...More

Thank 927sandra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place not to be missed. It is only a few miles from Cambridge city centre also near by aqnd again not to be missed is the old windmill.

Thank marcus4442015
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Ben A
20 October 2017|
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Response from MargandJul | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so , as it's a memorial cemetery, there were toilet facilities and a small museum, however I don't recall there being any cafe facilities
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sumaweb
5 August 2016|
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Response from NinaVonHolland | Reviewed this property |
You can buy ticket for Hop on and Off bus or when in city centre look for bus nr 4 (Departs Cambridge, Jesus College every 30 minutes)
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John N
10 June 2015|
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Response from StuE | Reviewed this property |
Postal code for American Cemetery & Memorial, Madingley, Cambridge........CB3 7PH.
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