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The Cromwell Museum

Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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Well worth a visit

Good museum packed with interesting info and artefacts. Free admission but donations needed to keep... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Denise L
Coventry, United Kingdom
A step into controversial a time of history

I did not know that Cromwell was born in Huntingdon until we accidentally found this museum and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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.
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  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
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Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
+44 1480 375830
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good museum packed with interesting info and artefacts. Free admission but donations needed to keep this wonderful place open.

Thank Denise L
Reviewed 5 days ago 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
Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

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...More

Thank Geoff W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't learn much, I did history at degree level, so being big headed, know a good deal about the Lord Protector, but it was still nice to see so many artifacts associated with him. This is anice little museum, and excellent for children to...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For months I had wanted to visit this place and I finally was able to visit on the 18th July. I travelled by car with my parents for nearly three hours from the South Coast just for this museum. It is true this museum is...More

1  Thank 01081937
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely museum with lots of local interest. It is small but has a lot of interesting items on display.. Very educational.

1  Thank hugh4245
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful little building in the heart of Huntingdon. Very small but full of interesting information and items, including a few gifts. A nice peaceful hour can be spent in here looking up the Cromwell history. Also It was once an old school house, and where...More

Thank wendyjc2503
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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