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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

Address: Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
Phone Number: 01223 748100
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Galleries, Historic Sites, Art Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion, Museums
Owner description: Kettle’s Yard is a house with a permanent collection of early twentieth century works of art and a...
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Type: Art Galleries, Historic Sites, Art Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Shopping & Fashion, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Kettle's Yard has some very good contemporary art exhibitions. The House is an interesting and tranquil space- well worth a visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Wonderful........an eclectic and delightful art collection and a quite perfect living space.....all rounded and complemented by the friendly and knowledgeable staff.... If you are in Cambridge this must be your first stop!!!!!

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Cambridge
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very interesting, a wonderful escape from the crowds in Cambridge city centre. Always notice something different

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Someday - all museums/galleries will be like this! Started with the gallery - fascinating small exhibition. Thoughtfully arranged and informative. Visited the adjoining House/permanent collection. Rang the bell to a lovely, genuine welcome. We were made to feel relaxed although it was a busy day. Lots of space to sit and appreciate the surroundings. Great that there are no labels,... More 

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Kent
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349 reviews 349 reviews
79 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Friends had recommended this place but i didn't really know what to expect. I went round the gallery first but soon realised that the main attraction is the house. This is in fact several small cottages knocked through to create a lovely open plan feel. When you enter you initially feel that it is all quite small scale but once... More 

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Northampton
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

It's a collection of 20th century art in a restful relaxed home. It feels just like dropping in on a friend's house while they happen to be out. It's peaceful. The guides are friendly, like acquaintances and you can sit on the comfortable chairs and take in the art, or just chill out. There are no ropes The art is... More 

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Hatfield, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Do not leave Cambridge before visiting this little gem of a place. For art lovers Cambridge is one hell of a place but this tiny gallery and its next door house is for me the jewel in the crown. First the gallery...owned and run by The University Of Cambridge it is a modern light airy place that specialises on British... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

What an experience ! I just loved this house. From the moment the door was opened by the very courteous gentleman to the time I reluctlantly had to leave, I found a beautiful object, painting or space to admire. On arrival, we were told not to touch anything but that we could sit on any one of the many chairs... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Well worth a visit. At first it looks like one tiny house but as you start to explore it opens up into t world of art and space and light.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The house is quite quirky & you get a good sense of how passionate the owners were about art. It is a surprisingly big space & a nice diversion from all the shops in town.

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