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A fantastic small museum

Thos is a really wonderful small museum with friendly enthusiastic staff who know their subject... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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A very good morning

This is a first rate experience which is both very interesting and educational. I really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greater London, 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.
Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thos is a really wonderful small museum with friendly enthusiastic staff who know their subject well. It's not very large so won't take up too much of your time perfect for a chance to stop on a journey and stretch your legs.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a first rate experience which is both very interesting and educational. I really enjoyed the Visit

Thank steveandrew95
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Huntingdon is a very important place to visit for learning about our history and the Cromwell museums staff were so helpful in explaining the history of Oliver Cromwell and it is free to see it

1  Thank pbrackets
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is a great little museum, full of interesting items relating to Oliver Cromwell, his family and their times in the area. The staff are very knowledgeable and enjoy passing on this knowledge to anyone that is interested

1  Thank mickcurtis001
Reviewed 2 August 2018

It is on your doorstep but have you made the effort to pop inside? You should. Expert team happy to let visitors know the history irrespective of level of knowledge. My 6 year old loved it (and the pizza express afterwards obviously). Use it or...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The Cromwell Museum is a great place to visit if you want to learn more about the town's history and Oliver Cromwell, in particular. It contains many artifacts of Cromwell's life housed in his (and Samuel Pepys's) old schoolhouse. The staff are very knowledgeable and...More

Thank AndyFranNZ
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We visited recently with 12year old granddaughter who found lots to interest her. The museum is geared to children of approx 10yrs and upwards. Several inter active things to do for kids. Coffee on site. Closes at 4-30pm

Thank mdq40
Reviewed 19 June 2018

well worth a visit the museum is small but full of artifacts and interest It is in the school he ( and incidentally Pepys) attended Staff are friendly and knowledgable No charge to get in or out!

1  Thank jackiebrackets
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had never been before, what a great surprising Museum. Lots to see in such a small place. Will go back again.

1  Thank Tim P
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Found this small museum in the heart of Huntingdon, spent around an hour here looking through exhibits including weapons, clothing and other personal effects of Oliver Cromwell and his children. Although small there is plenty packed into the space, gives a new insight into the...More

1  Thank Jonathan R
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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