Cromwell Museum

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Grammar School Walk Huntingdon
PE29 3LF

  • Phone: 01480 375 830

Located in a fragment of a medieval monastic building and the former town Grammar School attended by Oliver Cromwell. The Museum marks the life and legacy of Oliver Cromwell 1599-1658, who rose to prominence during the English Civil Wars of the mid 17th Century, and became the head of state, the Lord Protector, during England's only experiment with Republicanism.

Further information

Opening Hours:

1 April- 31 October Tues-Sun 10.30-12.30 13.30-16.00 1 November - 31 March Tues - Fri& Sun 13.30-16.00 Sat 10.30-12.30 13.30-16.00 Closed: All day Monday


Admission free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Education facilities available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • General guide to collections available
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools

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