Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge

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  • August 19, 2017
    This is a must visit museum, there are so many artefacts from all over the world, from a very large totem pole, to the most delicate piece of glass lots of these found in the Cambridge area, pictures ...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    The MAA is a magnificent museum and a must see when in Cambridge. There are so many artifacts from all corners of the world it has to be seen to be believed. So much history and you can spend all day ...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    It is a small museum of Cambridge University. Opening hours are: Tuesday to Saturday 10.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m. and Sunday 12.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. It remains closed on Bank Holidays and Mondays. Free admis...  more »
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  • What a fantastic place. Staff so helpful & friendly. Popped in when passing and we definitely need to go back when we have more time.
  • I appreciate when museums display historically relevant artifacts and this one made the effort to showcase a few pieces from Captain Cook's expeditions. Although many of the artifacts didn't have the "wow" factor, they were still nice to see.
  • A respectable collection of artifacts from a wide historic period, staff friendly and knowledgeable, with the children's activities sheet being found to be quite engaging.
  • I believe, this is the best museum in Cambridge. The first and second floor exhibit a very interesting and well documented collection of artefacts from Asia, Africa, Oceania and America. It's a real delight to spend hours looking at impressive relics and reading about culture and traditions. Definitely my favourite museum in Cambridge and a place I always bring visiting family and friends, and it's free (donations welcome).
  • Really quite excellent, lovely collection, well documented exhibits for the most parts. Some finds presented with little context but listed as so. Lots of artifacts that are difficult to find examples of in other museums anymore. Excellent pre-lunch museum, you can probably get through it in a leisurely fashion in two hours. Gift shop doesn't have much that relates directly to the museum though.

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