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Ranked #1 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Cemeteries
Owner description: First established on December 7, 1943, this area of 30.5 acres was donated by the University of Cambridge to serve as a... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #2 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites
Owner description: This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and is the site where many great scholars were... more » Owner description: This imposing English Gothic structure was built between 1446 and 1515, and is the site where many great scholars were educated. « less
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Ranked #3 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
Owner description: The simulator is available 16 hrs a day, 7 days a week (advance booking required - please call before visiting). Experience a... more » Owner description: The simulator is available 16 hrs a day, 7 days a week (advance booking required - please call before visiting). Experience a thrilling flight at the controls of Virtual Aviation's new Boeing 737 flight simulator at Cambridge Airport. This brand-new, multi-million pound flight simulator is the most advanced of its kind. It's normally used for training airline pilots, but it's also available to members of the public. Book a 'Flight Simulator Experience' and you'll get to experience the sheer thrill of flying a large passenger jet - with hands-on guidance from an experienced airline pilot. Prices start from £490 « less
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Ranked #4 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #5 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established, the university was formally incorporated in 1571... more » Owner description: Founded in 1209, nearly a century after Oxford University was established, the university was formally incorporated in 1571 and was patterned after those of Oxford and Paris with a traditional course of study based on Latin grammar, rhetoric and logic, arithmetic, geometry, music and astronomy. « less
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Ranked #6 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #7 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Museum houses vast collections of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, including exhibits of English and European... more » Owner description: Museum houses vast collections of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, including exhibits of English and European pottery and glass, furniture, clocks, Chinese jades, and ceramics from Japan and Korea. « less
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Ranked #8 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Gardens
Owner description: Scenic mansion features a unique collection of painted views of Windsor, spanning a 350-year period, and a 20th-century... more » Owner description: Scenic mansion features a unique collection of painted views of Windsor, spanning a 350-year period, and a 20th-century garden designed on the grounds of an Augustinian priory. « less
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Ranked #9 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #10 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Dating from the mid-15th century and one of the finest examples of medieval architect, this college’s main draw is its... more » Owner description: Dating from the mid-15th century and one of the finest examples of medieval architect, this college’s main draw is its chapel that houses Rubens’ Adoration of the Magi. « less
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Ranked #11 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Gardens
Owner description: This heritage-listed Botanic Garden was originally conceived by Professor John Henslow, the mentor and teacher of Charles... more » Owner description: This heritage-listed Botanic Garden was originally conceived by Professor John Henslow, the mentor and teacher of Charles Darwin. The Garden's plant collections today number over 8000 species from all over the world, displayed within the best collection of trees in the region. The 40 acres of beautifully-landscaped gardens and glasshouses offer year-round interest and seasonal inspiration. The excellent Cafe and Shop are also open year-round. An oasis in the City, this great Garden makes a great day out. « less
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Ranked #12 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Art Galleries; Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Kettle’s Yard is a house with a permanent collection of early twentieth century works of art and a gallery presenting a... more » 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. « less
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Ranked #13 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Landscaped open areas and gardens weaving behind many colleges on the River Cam, which are known for their daffodils and... more » Owner description: Landscaped open areas and gardens weaving behind many colleges on the River Cam, which are known for their daffodils and crocuses in the spring, and stunning views of the colleges across the river at any time of year. « less
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Ranked #14 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #15 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: This is one of the world’s oldest international research centers that features exhibits and research materials... more » Owner description: This is one of the world’s oldest international research centers that features exhibits and research materials regarding life and exploration of both the Arctic and Antarctic Polar Regions. « less
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Ranked #16 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Movie Theaters
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Ranked #17 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton to develop his theory of... more » Owner description: Founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, this college boasts the famous apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton to develop his theory of gravity. « less
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Ranked #18 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1511 from the estate of Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII, this Cambridge college features a... more » Owner description: Founded in 1511 from the estate of Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII, this Cambridge college features a gatehouse whose exterior is beautifully carved and painted. « less
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Ranked #19 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #20 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: This museum houses an extensive collection of geological specimens from around the world, which are used by scholars... more » Owner description: This museum houses an extensive collection of geological specimens from around the world, which are used by scholars worldwide as part of their research activities. « less
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Ranked #21 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
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Ranked #22 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Sites; Historic Walking Areas
Owner description: Located a short distance from the center of Cambridge, this historic and picturesque village features a magnificent medieval... more » Owner description: Located a short distance from the center of Cambridge, this historic and picturesque village features a magnificent medieval church, quaint thatched cottages and a pool where Lord Byron used to swim. « less
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Ranked #23 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Before Newton and Darwin, Milton and Lewis, before the Colleges and the University... the Round Church in Cambridge was... more » Owner description: Before Newton and Darwin, Milton and Lewis, before the Colleges and the University... the Round Church in Cambridge was built.Start at the second oldest building in the city to learn about the history of Cambridge through a 20minute film and a thorough exhibition.Open: Tuesday - Saturday 10-5 | Sundays 1-5 (Plus Mondays 10-5 from Easter)Guided Walks of the City: Wednesday 11am | Sunday 2.30pm (More in the summer)On the Number 1 bus route from the railway station.Small entrance charge | Free for residents and children « less
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Ranked #24 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Sites; Educational Sites
Owner description: It is said that Poet John Milton sat and wrote poetry under a tree on the grounds of this College, whose famous alumni... more » Owner description: It is said that Poet John Milton sat and wrote poetry under a tree on the grounds of this College, whose famous alumni include General Jan Smuts, John Milton, Charles Darwin and CP Snow. « less
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Ranked #25 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Relics and artifacts such as Victorian child's embroidery, an early sewing machine and a workbasket are examples of the... more » Owner description: Relics and artifacts such as Victorian child's embroidery, an early sewing machine and a workbasket are examples of the bygones housed in this former coaching inn. « less
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Ranked #26 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Science Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Founded as a University Museum in 1944, this diverse collection covers all branches of science and features a comprehensive... more » Owner description: Founded as a University Museum in 1944, this diverse collection covers all branches of science and features a comprehensive collection of scientific instruments that were used from the 16th century to the present. « less
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Ranked #27 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Sites; Educational Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of... more » Owner description: Founded in 1347, this is the third oldest of the Cambridge colleges, which features a chapel that was the debut commission of architect Christopher Wren in 1665. « less
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Ranked #28 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Educational Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Margaret of Anjou, Henry VIs wife, and Elizabeth Woodville, Edward VIs wife, founded this small and intimate college at... more » Owner description: Margaret of Anjou, Henry VIs wife, and Elizabeth Woodville, Edward VIs wife, founded this small and intimate college at Cambridge University in 1448. « less
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Ranked #29 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Historic Sites
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Ranked #30 of 107 attractions in Cambridge
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Built in 1890, this magnificent neo-Gothic structure features a 214-foot spire, stained-glass windows and murals, and a... more » Owner description: Built in 1890, this magnificent neo-Gothic structure features a 214-foot spire, stained-glass windows and murals, and a 16th-century wooden statue of the Virgin Mary. « less
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