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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
+44 1223 333516
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Great place to spend a couple of hours and traveling safely to all corners of the world!

If Archaeology and Anthropology is of interest to you... or you simply want to know more about you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jean michel B
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Very Interesting Small Museum

We went as a small history group. It has three floors. There is a collection of very interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jeffbarton2017
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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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Hours Today: 10:30 - 16:30
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Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a small history group. It has three floors. There is a collection of very interesting finds through the ages from the Cambridge area. There is also objects from Asia, Pacific islands, Japan, North America, India. It's really worth visiting for adults and...More

Thank jeffbarton2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely welcome from the young woman on the reception desk. Although we had arrived only ten minutes before closing time she recommended things to see. . . mainly the totem pole in the upstairs gallery. Goodness, it is tall (30 feet I...More

Thank Anastasia901
Reviewed 16 May 2017

There are three floors of exhibits in this museum although some of the tall poles reach through two floors. It shows the enormous variation and diversity in customs and cultures throughout the world not only in ages past but continuing to the present day. There...More

1  Thank Edmund R
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This great small museum is slightly hidden away in the centre of Cambridge but well worth finding. The entrance foyer opens onto an display of the archeological history of Cambridge and to the side is a exhibition space with changing displays of art work, as...More

Thank ian r
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We walked by this museum during our stay in Cambridge (having no idea it was here at all) and decided to check it out. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the collection and feel it was one of the city's best kept secrets....More

Thank AshhEP
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Popped in here at the end of the day, 1 hour before it closed, great place to visit, very interesting,

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Excellent museum, items from all over the world. Would definitely recommend visiting this museum. Covers several floors, packed full of amazing interesting items.

Thank happytripper05
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Recently my partner and I had a trip to Cambridge and visited this museum. There are interesting things to see and best of all it is free! Definitely worth dropping by if you're in the area!

Thank Rach979
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A really interesting museum with lots to see. Well laid out with a special event (India). There is also the opportunity to contribute to how the museum is laid out!

Thank Vicki8813
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