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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.
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pembroke college has a very nice campus and the chapel is wonderful and beautiful. Nice to be able to view a college with such a wonderful history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Pembroke is the most beautiful college in Cambridge, and is an excellent place to visit. They have a fantastic range of architecture and a Henry Moore statue near the back of the college site.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank charlottea1603ad
Reviewed November 24, 2018

When we passed by this college on our way to King's College Chapel and other recommended sites, two professors were conversing at the entrance. They welcomed us to come in for a visit and emphasized it was FREE. After paying everywhere else we stopped on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LutheranLadySanDiego
Reviewed November 16, 2018

The chapel, courtyards and gardens are so lovely and very worthwhile visiting. Take time in the chapel to learn about the pictures and the cross...very interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Acinonyx60
Reviewed November 13, 2018

Don’t miss a visit here - you have the benefit of free entry to see some beautiful gardens and the delightful chapel. I was taken by the wooden cross made from a boat and how that came to be in the chapel.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jane P
Reviewed November 13, 2018

I ran across Pembroke during a walk in Cambridge and had to stop in since it was free. I just walked around the gardens, which are lovely, and the buildings have nice architecture, as well. A quick visit in is worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SaraBourque
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A great free entry, wit so many colleges charging quite a lot. Lovely chapel and gardens. Flowers still blooming in November!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed October 29, 2018

We took a tour of Cambridge which included a visit to Pembroke College. Wonderful combination of history, architecture and green grass.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sfinestone
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Pembroke College is not only a beautiful building, it is set in lovely grounds that are incredibly well maintained. `It isn't as well known as Kings but its well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Margaret J
Reviewed September 28, 2018

visited college, and was amased with this lovely college ground, fantastic chapel and lovely relaxing grounds and bowling green area, and the only banana tree to be growing in cambridge

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bryan G
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