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The Cromwell Museum

Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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A Must Visit Place of Immeasurable Historical Importance

For months I had wanted to visit this place and I finally was able to visit on the 18th July. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Folkestone, United Kingdom
via mobile
Small but very informative.

This is a lovely museum with lots of local interest. It is small but has a lot of interesting items... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Huntingdon, 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.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

For months I had wanted to visit this place and I finally was able to visit on the 18th July. I travelled by car with my parents for nearly three hours from the South Coast just for this museum. It is true this museum is...More

Thank 01081937
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely museum with lots of local interest. It is small but has a lot of interesting items on display.. Very educational.

Thank hugh4245
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful little building in the heart of Huntingdon. Very small but full of interesting information and items, including a few gifts. A nice peaceful hour can be spent in here looking up the Cromwell history. Also It was once an old school house, and where...More

Thank wendyjc2503
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like the Cromwell Museum, you can't really go to Huntingdon without visiting the Cromwell Museum. Near the shops and near a small restaurant.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum run by enthusiastic volunteers. Very interesting Cromwell possessions, pamphlets and general info.

Thank Daveheron49
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a great little museum with a good collection of Cromwellian artefacts including portraits of Cromwell and members of the Cromwell family, clothing (including Cromwell's famous hat), miniatures, armour and historical documents. It spans Cromwell's entire life, from his early days growing up in...More

1  Thank TheBookworm78
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Heard this is going to close, which would be a huge loss of history to the area. Hope it is just a rumour.

Thank Fred3499
Reviewed 11 April 2017

So often we forget what shaped our parliamentary system - visit the Cromwell Museum to see it in the making. Cromwell was a significant person who led the this change, and the museum holds many articles of interest, both family and English history

Thank 70Phillip
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The town rightly makes much of its Cromwell connections and this museum is the jewel in the crown. The building itself is worth a visit even without the TC link. This is a one room museum but crammed with paintings, documentation, weapons and other period...More

Thank au-bord-de-la-mer
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant find. Very relaxed and informative, small enough to be able to digest all the displays and learn more about such a historical figure.

Thank christopherlO1356KM
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Mr and Mrs L
4 May 2017|
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