Cromwell Museum

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The Cromwell Museum has a wide variety of temporary exhibitions, events, talks and tours throughout the year to appeal to a range of interests. The Museum is home to the best collection of items relating to 17th century soldier and statesman Oliver Cromwell.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • The opportunity to engage with the past, bringing it to life for all ages with amazing objects and fascinating stories.
  • Get involved and take part in activities – from special events to volunteering opportunities
  • Hear the story of a famous and hugely significant individual who battled with depression and mental health issues, something that many people can relate to.

‘A national museum in a matchbox’

Meet Stuart and take a look inside the Cromwell Museum.


What to expect?

Take a look at some of the highlights of the Museum here.

The Museum is located in the former Huntingdon Grammar School building, which was where Oliver Cromwell was educated as a schoolboy.

More information

The Museum is accessible to wheelchairs, buggies, prams, but not to large mobility scooters. The interior of the Museum is flat, without steps, and seating is available for visitor use.

The Museum can arrange visual impairments aids to allowing you to interact with objects and replicas in a tactile way.

  • Entry

  • Certain events are subject to a fee

How to contact

Where to go

107B High St
Huntingdon PE29 3LD

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