East Anglia Sights

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

  • Downing St. Map It
  • Cambridge
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Cambridge 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 archaeologist Louis Leakey (1903–1972).

Sight Information

Address:

Downing St., Cambridge, CB2 3DZ, England

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Phone:

01223-333516

Website: maa.cam.ac.uk

Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 08/30/2016

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