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The Cromwell Museum

Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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Small museum but interesting

If you are interested in Cromwell or the Civil war, then this is a must to see. Both Cromwell and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randy W
Wonderful historic gem

We randomly found this museum during a day trip to Huntington - it should really be a highlight of... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Abi K
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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.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good42%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“english history” (13 reviews)
“grammar school” (10 reviews)
“old school” (9 reviews)
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Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
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+44 1480 375830
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"worth a visit"
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"interesting information"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in Cromwell or the Civil war, then this is a must to see. Both Cromwell and Pepys went to school here nad had a history with Huntingdon. There is no charge, on display are period items and some papers etc. Nice...More

Thank Randy W
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We randomly found this museum during a day trip to Huntington - it should really be a highlight of any trip to the town and recommended for Things To Do in Huntington for anyone researching TripAdvisor for tips. The museum is beautifully looked after; has...More

Thank Abi K
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great little museum in heart of town. Free entry. Interesting. Have Oliver Cromwell a hat on display. Knowledgeable staff.

Thank gob51
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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
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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
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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
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Reviewed 13 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
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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
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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
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Mr and Mrs L
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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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