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Oliver Cromwell's House

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Local boy made bad

Whatever your views, Cromwell was an exceptional figure in British history. This museum does a fine... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tyketyke
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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
Small but enjoyable and interesting

An audio guide takes you through the house at a good pace, with plenty of information and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JennyandGemma
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were not able to go on the tour, but saw the entry hall with its many displays. Fun live-size statue outside to take your picture.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whatever your views, Cromwell was an exceptional figure in British history. This museum does a fine job of detailing his life and times. If nothing else, a building worth seeing in its own right...you will not regret visiting.

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Tracey H, Manager at Oliver Cromwell's House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are refurbishing in the New Year, so please do come back and see us again if you can.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent an hour wondering around Oliver Cromwell’s House. Really enjoyed the visit, very informative. Staff very helpful.

1  Thank beckfieldfarm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting insight to the life of Oliver Cromwell. If you enjoy your history then worth a visit if you are in Ely. Not a huge amount of rooms to go in but wasn’t expecting much for the price, free audio guide available as well.

1  Thank Flobbb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An audio guide takes you through the house at a good pace, with plenty of information and opportunity for more if you wish to listen to extra tracks. Each room also has plenty of information boards on display. Highlight for us was the games room...More

2  Thank JennyandGemma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyable visit. Information well presented and exhibits so lifelike. Shop had varied selection tion of souvenirs.

1  Thank 354marjong
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We travelled 50 miles to visit Oliver Cromwell’s House and it was well worth the travel. The museum was very well laid out with information boards and displays.Theaudio guide was really excellent.The staff were pleasant and helpful and the gift shop had an abundance of...More

1  Thank vge800
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Another must if you are visiting Ely, one of the ohuses that Oliver Cromwell lived in. Now the Tourist information office, but guided tours are provided if yuo have time to see behind the scenes.

1  Thank Jan R
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

This was a pleasant little diversion for me and my children aged 4 and 5 although tainted by an older woman going round at the same time as us telling my oldest to shush in an abrupt and mean way ! If you see kids...More

1  Thank zuppinp3
Reviewed 30 August 2018

This was one of the main reasons for visiting Ely, having always had a strong interest in the civil war. Staff at the tourist information centre (the house doubles up as the Tourist info office) were very friendly and immediately gave us a free audio...More

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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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Admission Prices Adults £ 5.00 Children (6-16 years) £ 3.50 Family (2 adults & 3 children under 16) £ 14.00 Admission includes free audio handset. For group prices please visit the Groups page. We also operate a Residents... More
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