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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Review

The university maintains some fine museums in its research halls on Downing Street—the wonder is that they're not better known to visitors. At the recently renovated Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, highlights include an array of objects brought back from Captain Cook's pioneering voyages to the Pacific; Roman and medieval-era British artifacts; and the oldest human-made tools ever discovered, from the African expeditions of British archeaologist Louis Leakey (1903–1972).

    Contact Information

  • Address: Downing St., Cambridge, CB2 3DZ | Map It
  • Phone: 01223/333516
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tues.–Sat. 10:30–4:30
  • Website:
  • Location: Cambridge
Updated: 06-10-2013

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