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Oliver Cromwell's House

Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
+44 1353 662062
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Great old house

The tour of House takes around an hour but worth the visit. The tour is done by audio so can listen... read more

Reviewed today
Karen C
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Cromwell’s House

Cromwell’s house is an interesting museum depicting the life and times of Oliver Cromwell The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cherry Ann M
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Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
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+44 1353 662062
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Reviewed today via mobile

The tour of House takes around an hour but worth the visit. The tour is done by audio so can listen to lots or the minimum of information. It's a very dark house with uneven flooring and not disabled friendly.

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cromwell’s house is an interesting museum depicting the life and times of Oliver Cromwell The depiction of Puritan life was interesting as well as surprising with many aspects of every day life not as austere as one would expect

Thank Cherry Ann M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My daughter wanted to go as Cromwell fits in with her history dissertation she is currently writing. However, we were both disappointed as there is not much to see, almost no real information and the rooms have almost nothing in them. £10 entrance for the...More

Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was very interesting. I had no idea Oliver Cromwell lived in Ely. He seemed to be either hated or loved depending on your poni of view. Ni e little museum with furnished rooms and maybe a ghost?

1  Thank ColinandDiane
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ely's mighty cathedral totally dominates the small town, so it is good that Oliver Cromwell's one-time home, located no more than 150 metres away, offers a completely different and decidedly less ecclesiastical experience. The house is quite small and the local tourist information bureau is...More

1  Thank JElliot32
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The four of us went on Sunday and had the place to ourselves, it was great. Just don't understand why it was not packed out, it deserved to be as it was only £5 per person.

Thank chris w
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice reconstruction with audio guide. The conclusion must be that Charles I was driving the country towards Catholicism which was unacceptable to the populace. Cromwell did not seek power but had it thrust upon him by parliament.

Thank colincC4139QV
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Many of my friends have told me that they have experienced an eerie meeting with a strange feeling of either being in a very cold room suggesting a ghost is present, or have heard strange whispering. Children love to be brave by entering the room...More

1  Thank HelenaWashington
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Entrance is via the shop and at only £5 for the house tour is well worth it. One gets a personal audio gizmo so you can really get a feel of Oliver Cromwell and his rise to power. It’s easy to operate even for kids....More

Thank William K
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

For £5 per adult, we were able to walk around Oliver Cromwell’s house and view lots of items and exhibits from his time and find out lots of information about him. I love the idea of being able to listen to the audio dialogue without...More

1  Thank shannonchambers1
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Marion T
3 August 2016|
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Response from Homeiswhereyouparkit | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the late reply... You'd be fine with the downstairs of the house as far as I can remember, but I'm pretty sure there was no wheelchair access to the upper area... Probably best if you contact them to make sure... More
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