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Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
+44 1954 210350
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Perfect place to reflect

We visited the cemetery as part of the bus tour, didn't know about it before, so glad we stopped... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bullingstones
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Suffolk
Very moving.

A really superb place to visit, so much history, very well maintained and clean, walked around... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kenneth C
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First established on December 7, 1943, this area of 30.5 acres was donated by the University of Cambridge to serve as a permanent Military Cemetery to honor those Americans who gave their lives during World War II.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the cemetery as part of the bus tour, didn't know about it before, so glad we stopped, the visitors centre is well thought out and worth a visit and the grounds are stunning.. a place to really reflect and give thanks to those...More

Thank Bullingstones
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A really superb place to visit, so much history, very well maintained and clean, walked around some of it with a tear in my eyes, reading how so many helped and gave their lives for their country.

Thank Kenneth C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful thought provoking experience. Kept in excellent order. Easily reached by the Cambridge tour bus.

Thank 155Charliegirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very Moving exquisitely maintained overwhelming visitor centre & breathtaking Chapel very visual and personnel accounts of both WW1 & WW11 informative videos and displays allow a good hour ideally 2.

Thank cadburysno1fan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off here on the way back from the west, and i have to say this place is very well kept, and very neat and tidy, good job!

Thank JDL93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a number 4 bus from Northumberland Street to the cemetary, the bus starts out from Drummer Street, the central bus station. The cemetary is a space of clarity and light, and the visitors centre reminds one of the enormity of the war. It's...More

Thank Caroline H
Suzie H, Interpretive Guide at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The site of the WWII American Cemetery was chosen for its position and the view over the Fenland and wide open East Anglian skies. However, reluctant the United States they young Americans still came and we honor their sacrifice here. It was part of the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I admit that I haven't been to the cemetery for quite a long time, but the sheer size and symmetry of this area is a very strong reminder of how many people are being killed throughout the world through war and terrorism even now. It...More

Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully peaceful space. A bit surreal .... doesn't matter if you know any of the named because everyone deserves respect for giving up theirs life for their country

Thank anin1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely MUST see! An amazing piece of American history in the English countryside! Perfect for all ages. Get there early afternoon and spend some time in the visitors center. Make sure you are there at 1630 to participate in the flag lowering! The staff gave...More

Thank Viersjs4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful well kept cemetery,we arrived at 10am just in time to hear the tunes from the chapel which made the visit even more poignant.there is also a visitors centre with interesting films and photographs.

Thank lincolnshirecassie
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Ben A
19 October 2017|
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Response from Suzie H | Property representative |
As with all cemetery sites, there is no café facility here.
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sumaweb
4 August 2016|
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Response from NinaVonHolland | Reviewed this property |
You can buy ticket for Hop on and Off bus or when in city centre look for bus nr 4 (Departs Cambridge, Jesus College every 30 minutes)
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John N
10 June 2015|
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Response from StuE | Reviewed this property |
Postal code for American Cemetery & Memorial, Madingley, Cambridge........CB3 7PH.
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