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“A step into controversial a time of history ”

The Cromwell Museum
Ranked #4 of 25 things to do in Huntingdon
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
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 lot of interesting documents, pictures and other things related to Cromwell and his family. You need to see this place. I think a lot of people definitely will find some new information about one of the significant and controversial periods of British history and British democracy.

Thank LV_Way
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"english history"
in 13 reviews
"grammar school"
in 10 reviews
"old school"
in 9 reviews
"civil war"
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"on display"
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"worth a visit"
in 10 reviews
"medicine chest"
in 3 reviews
"free entry"
in 4 reviews
"very helpful staff"
in 2 reviews
"interesting information"
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"important figures"
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"centre of town"
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"his life"
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"historical documents"
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"great collection"
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"packed full"
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"high street"
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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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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is only a very small museum in the centre of Huntingdon but it is packed full of history, it is extremely well laid out, with staff readily available to answer questions or to give help. I have been informed that the exhibits are chnged throughout the year. There are so some excellent items on Lon from other museums.
Well worth a visit
This is free for entry but any donations are welcome.

Thank Geoff W
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is only one room but it is one room packed with things purported to have been owned by Cromwell or members of his family. The little cards detailing how the civil war played out and the artifacts and books from each part were very interesting. Doesn't detail much of what happened after he died but I suppose that isn't the point of the museum

Thank Tom M
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