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A very interesting museum about a very important person in our history

Huntingdon is a very important place to visit for learning about our history and the Cromwell... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pbrackets
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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Terrific little Museum

This is a great little museum, full of interesting items relating to Oliver Cromwell, his family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mickcurtis001
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Housed in the former grammar school that Oliver Cromwell attended, this history museum features a collection of paintings and personal items related to the Lord Protector of the Commonwealth during the 17th century.
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Grammar School Walk, Huntingdon PE29 3LF, England
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+44 1480 375830
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Huntingdon is a very important place to visit for learning about our history and the Cromwell museums staff were so helpful in explaining the history of Oliver Cromwell and it is free to see it

1  Thank pbrackets
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great little museum, full of interesting items relating to Oliver Cromwell, his family and their times in the area. The staff are very knowledgeable and enjoy passing on this knowledge to anyone that is interested

1  Thank mickcurtis001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is on your doorstep but have you made the effort to pop inside? You should. Expert team happy to let visitors know the history irrespective of level of knowledge. My 6 year old loved it (and the pizza express afterwards obviously). Use it or...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Cromwell Museum is a great place to visit if you want to learn more about the town's history and Oliver Cromwell, in particular. It contains many artifacts of Cromwell's life housed in his (and Samuel Pepys's) old schoolhouse. The staff are very knowledgeable and...More

Thank AndyFranNZ
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We visited recently with 12year old granddaughter who found lots to interest her. The museum is geared to children of approx 10yrs and upwards. Several inter active things to do for kids. Coffee on site. Closes at 4-30pm

Thank mdq40
Reviewed June 18, 2018

well worth a visit the museum is small but full of artifacts and interest It is in the school he ( and incidentally Pepys) attended Staff are friendly and knowledgable No charge to get in or out!

1  Thank jackiebrackets
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

We had never been before, what a great surprising Museum. Lots to see in such a small place. Will go back again.

1  Thank Tim P
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Found this small museum in the heart of Huntingdon, spent around an hour here looking through exhibits including weapons, clothing and other personal effects of Oliver Cromwell and his children. Although small there is plenty packed into the space, gives a new insight into the...More

1  Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Cromwell was born in Huntingdon and went to school which is now the museum. It is free to go in and the lady on reception had great info on the history of it all.

1  Thank Kevin L
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this small but interesting museum in a very old building where Cromwell had once been a scholar. Friendly staff, interesting exhibits personal to Cromwell with good provenence.

1  Thank DJMDeb
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Mr and Mrs L
May 4, 2017|
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Response from Cromwell M | Property representative |
Mr & Mrs L, I'm sorry for taking a while to reply to your query. I'm sorry but dogs aren't allowed in the museum. The museum is quite small, so you would be able to have a quick look round independently, whilst one of you... More
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