Oliver Cromwell's House, Ely

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  • The house has an important history as it was Cromwell's home and the story is well told by audio guide. Very few historic artefacts in the house - somewhat contrived  more »
  • One of the places Oliver Cromwell owned and lived in. This is a museum about life in the house of a gentleman of the mid-17th century as well as about the Lord Protector. Good audio guide.  more »
  • The house is full of fascinating exhibits and the audio guide was full of interesting information. I couldn't help but try on the Roundhead helmet and to play with the wooden games which were clearly ...  more »
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  • Just visited Cromwells House and it was well worth the £5 entrance fee. You learn loads of stuff that books don't explain and more. Will definitely be back soon.
  • Superb, well curated attraction which did not shy away from this controversial figure. Definitely worth a visit - perhaps around the royal wedding?
  • Refused entry at 15:25, because it takes an hour to walk the house (seems implausible). Why we couldn't just spend half an hour and be out the door by 15:55, seems ridiculous. But the stern faced women would not meet our eyes and seemed disinterested with a 'come back tomorrow'...no thank you. PS I'm sure the exhibit would be worthwhile, as indicated in the previous comments.
  • This museum is definately worth a visit. Easy walking distance from the city centre and train station. Offers good insight into the life of Oliver Cromwell. In places a bit narrow for wheelchairs. Good range in gift shop. Often has special events in the house itself.
  • Very interesting. All well laid out and presented well so as a museum it is not heavy going.
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