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Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

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Stunning tribute to the brave fallen

What a beautiful memorial to so many brave people. The whole atmosphere of this site is one of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nmaidwell123
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
A moving and memorable experience--well worth the visit

An extraordinary commemoration of those who gave their lives in the North Atlantic and European air... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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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.
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19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a beautiful memorial to so many brave people. The whole atmosphere of this site is one of peace. The grave stones are immaculate as is the whole site. The chapel is stunning and the visitors centre is very informative and well worth a visit....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SuzieH243, Interpretive Guide at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We are pleased that you found your visit to our site both informative and worthy. Next time you visit, ask us to take you one of our free tours. Just call to book one or email Cambridge@abmc.gov .

Reviewed 5 days ago

An extraordinary commemoration of those who gave their lives in the North Atlantic and European air wars. Do visit the Visitors Center to learn the individual stories and see the video. Walk among the graves and reflect on how young they were, how brave they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Thomas H N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited the cemetery on our way to Lakenheath to visit my brother who is serving the the Air Force. We were greeted by the superintendent, Rich, whose passion for his job was evident upon first meeting. As we were traveling and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be the most important place to visit in Cambridge. It is beautifully kept and very tranquil. Even though I was with my partner I felt I needed to walk round the site on my own. The chapel is just glorious and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EssexYvonne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very special place dedicated to american men and women that fell during WW2. Very peaceful and quiet despite being just off a very busy road. Best to start a the visitor centre to get a history of the place, then take a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christelle M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the cemetery with a coach party on a pleasant November day. We had a presentation from the cemetery supervisor about the history of the site and then we strolled through the grounds. The graves are well laid out and the grounds are immaculately kept....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KenMaideheadUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cemetery while dedicated to US service men and woman - acts as a representative of all who fell in WW2. The visitor centre is the the best place to begin your visit. The grounds and environs are impeccable in appear their upkeep. This is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Geoff N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to this beautifully laid out and immaculately kept Cemetery. We visited during Autumn and the colours and views were spectacular. A very peaceful place with plenty places to sit and contemplate so many lives lost. I agree with a previous reviewer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LP519
SuzieH243, Interpretive Guide at Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

As you say the colours at Cambridge American Cemetery are glorious in autumn and add an extra element to any visit.

Reviewed November 10, 2018

Such a privilege to come here to pay my respects it really is a special moment standing amongst a mass of graves

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2018

If you go to Cambridge there is a special bus that takes you there and back it's a real eye opener when you walk around so many graves.

Date of experience: June 2018
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popaandpat
September 18, 2018|
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Response from SuzieH243 | Property representative |
Yes. Every year the Memorial Day ceremony is on the same date as in the USA.
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Jackie M
September 4, 2018|
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Response from SuzieH243 | Property representative |
Unfortunately we do not generally allow dogs on site, only assist dogs. Our car park is in woodland and shaded, if that helps.
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Ron B
August 12, 2018|
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Response from SuzieH243 | Property representative |
Just to confirm, there is neither a gift shop, nor café. However, the 4000sq foot exhibition in the Visitor Centre is open throughout the year and warm in winter.
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