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Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

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Address: Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 748100
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Tue - Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Kettle's Yard is a house with a permanent collection of early twentieth...
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. KETTLE'S YARD WILL CLOSE FROM 22 JUNE 2015 FOR A MAJOR REDEVELOPMENT, SEE THE WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
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Beautiful house

This house is just beautiful. You can go around, touch everything, sit everywhere, read all the books. And it's totally free, you just need to ring the doorbell!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Naples, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This house is just beautiful. You can go around, touch everything, sit everywhere, read all the books. And it's totally free, you just need to ring the doorbell!

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cambridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Kettle's Yard is a unique place, and one of my favourites in Cambridge. It was originally home to Jim and Helen Ede. In the 1960s, Jim Ede gave the house and it's collections to the University of Cambridge, and it has been preserved as they left it. I first visited on a sunny afternoon, and found it to be a... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

A delightful place to retreat to and absorb a bit of culture. The house is charming with lots of little treasures. Really a pleasure.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We visited on a Sunday when the small museum was buzzing with visitors. The exhibition of modern art featuring art and movement was informative and interesting. Just about the right size for viewing .

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Sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Heni Gaudier-Brzeska exhibition was on when I visited Kettle's Yard Gallery. This exhibition was small but intriguing. I was so fascinated by this artist that I read up on him after the exhibition. His life was tragically cut short, but he managed to create some beautiful pieces of art during his short career. Kettle's Yard House is a fascinating... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This museum is like a tardis. It starts small and gets bigger and bigger. Very interesting collection of paintings and other artifacts. A favourite museum for me

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Kettles Yard Gallery & House are very easily accessible on foot in Cambridge. They are situated very close to the FOLK MUSEUM. When you visit the Gallery, do go and visit the HOUSE and also the CHURCH next door. Definitely places not to miss.

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Welwyn
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The house has a very comfortable sort of feel although it gives the impression of being a place to house collections rather than somewhere very domestic. Many of the rooms feel as though they are intended for sitting in and musing. Some of the paintings were definitely not to my taste being very dark, gloomy and nondescript but the furniture,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We made the fairly long trek from Cambridge Train Station on foot but it was well worth it. Entry is via a quaint doorway into several modest rooms ~ very small really. Then up circular stairs to this amazing two storey extended space. There are pleasant helpful guides on hand to explain what can be seen. The artwork is mostly... More 

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Worcester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Having missed a visit to the gallery when last in Cambridge 30 odd years ago, I made a point of making the walk over the Cam to get here. I was not disappointed. The gallery had an interesting exhibition, New Rhythms, of early twentieth century art inspired by dance, sport, etc, by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska and others; unfortunately I was reluctant... More 

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Additional Information about Kettle's Yard House and Gallery

Address: Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 748100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

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