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The Round Church Visitor Centre

9A Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB, England
+44 1223 311602
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Before Newton and Darwin, Milton and Lewis, before the Colleges and the University... the Round Church in Cambridge was built. Start at the second oldest building in the city to learn about the history of Cambridge through a 25 minute film and an engaging exhibition. Guided Walks of the City: Tuesday, Thursday, and alternative Friday: 2.00 PM Saturday and Sunday: 2.30 PM CS Lewis Walking Tours: Monday and Wednesday: 2.00 PM Thursday: 11.00 AM On the Number 1 bus route from the railway station.Small entrance charge | Free for residents and children
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9A Bridge Street, Cambridge CB2 1UB, England
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"holy sepulchre"
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"oldest building"
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"display boards"
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"small entrance fee"
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"cambridge history"
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"informative visit"
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"visitor's center"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We met Ian at The Round. He took us back in history/ time. We were immediately swept away by his knowledge. We had a small group, and we assumed that the tour would be a total dud. NOT THE CASE. 2+ hrs. You had better...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Round Church offered quite interesting history of the role that religion and religious scholars in Cambridge played that formed the basis of religious tenets and works such as the Book of Common Prayer and the King James version of the Bible. The video was...More

Thank Mike P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice place to visit, it is very old. £3.50 entrance fee for which you can read a lot of information boards and watch a film that explains how the colleges came to be. The film largely replicates the information on the boards. Quite specialist...More

Thank Cathy H
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

As well as visiting this 'different', round church with equally amazing history, the presentation about Cambridge and its history was well done.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Round Church is just amazing. The church itself is full of history, but the video presentation on the history of Cambridge will set you up for your visit. It's a wonderful way to learn about the city. It's also extremely beautiful. Regardless of when...More

Thank Madelyn C
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

This is a small historic church with a good history placing it in its context of the city. A realistic entry price too.

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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Really pretty old church...no longer active. Good 20 minute video history of Cambridge as well other displays. Small charge.

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Interesting building and very pleasant inside, seeming bigger than you think, which is often the case with seemingly smaller churches. I am a little surprised by the views about the exhibition from some of my fellow contributors. The exhibition does not offend me in the...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

The round church is probably the third oldest church in Cambridge. Informative display boards and a good continuously running DVD of the history of Cambridge and the reformation.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This was my third tour from the Round church and another huge success. Joshua was so pleasant, knowledgeable and easy to listen to as the facts flowed amongst interesting stories and anecdotes. Thank you!

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JoshuaatCH, Manager at The Round Church Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you so much for your visit - it was a pleasure to have you with us, and it brings us joy to hear that you found the walk helpful and interesting. With best wishes, the CH team.

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