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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery - CLOSED

Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
+44 1223 748100
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The best small art gallery and museum I know

Kettles Yard was a home and is still furnished and visitors are allowed to make themselves... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2016
irenefox
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Long Melford, United Kingdom
Restored house

Restored house of an art historian, who was particularly keen on modern art. Personally that isn't... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2016
seo33
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Unteraegeri, Switzerland
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KETTLE'S YARD IS NOW CLOSED FOR A MAJOR REDEVELOPMENT, SEE THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION. Kettle's Yard is a house with a permanent collection of early twentieth century works of art and a gallery presenting a changing programme of contemporary and modern art exhibitions. There is a lively programme of events including music and workshops.
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Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
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+44 1223 748100
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Kettles Yard was a home and is still furnished and visitors are allowed to make themselves comfortable, read the books etc. The art collection ,particularly my favourite Alfred Wallis, is superb, and for lovers of modern British art, this is heaven. I adore the house,...More

Thank irenefox
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Restored house of an art historian, who was particularly keen on modern art. Personally that isn't really my scene but if you like that sort of thing then it's wonderful. Apparently.

Thank seo33
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Kettle's Yard is unique, an absolute gem of an art gallery cum open space. The front door - you need to ring the bell to enter - gives way to a small room decorated plainly but perfectly... walk up the stairs into a slightly bigger...More

Thank tangoprincess
Reviewed 26 August 2015

What a fabulous place, and even better over the years . A real treasure trove, and art history experience . Can't wait to go back

Thank 30Maggie
Reviewed 18 August 2015

An excellent collection and much more than that, a memory of place and a time. The eclectic collection of works of art and objets trouve is very stimulating and the way the building itself has been modified and developed over time to become a very...More

Thank ponytailpoet
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Unfortunately, Kettle's Yard is closed for a couple of years for refurb. Make a note in your diary to visit when it reopens and in the meantime check out their website and try and track down those of the contents that are out visiting. But...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This lovely house is close to the museum of Cambridge. I went there at the end of july and unluckly I was told it will be closed for two years for renovation. It is worth a stop just if you are planning to visit the...More

Thank wienerwalzer80
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Excellent exhibitions here all the time often with intelligent catalogues to accompany them. At the very edge of Cambridge a bit out of the way but worth seeking out. Excels in British Art.

Thank fitzzz2015
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Lovely art gallery in unusual atmosphere, having been a private house. Not far from the centre of Cambridge and a relatively quiet spot. Very knowledgeable custodians, generally elderly ladies who are all too keen to tell you more about the place! It's in the process...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

Kettle's Yard is an absolute gem. Quirky, interesting and full of interesting art and artifacts collected and kept in the house. Walking from room to room you come across all sorts of delights and the house itself is interesting. From ringing the bell at the...More

Thank Caroline M
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