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Queens' College

Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9ES, England
+44 1223 335511
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Margaret of Anjou, Henry VIs wife, and Elizabeth Woodville, Edward VIs wife, founded this small and intimate college at Cambridge University in 1448.
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Silver Street, Cambridge CB3 9ES, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Built in 1446 on Queen's land, the college was endowed in 1448 by Margaret of Anjou, queen of Henry VI and again by Elizabeth Woodville, queen of Edward IV in 1465. That I guess explains the name. The college has some great Tudor buildings and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am biased of course as I have been here lots of times, but it really is a charming place with really old sections as well as more modern ones, situated on both sides of the river, connected by the famous Mathematical bridge; it is...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Despite having lived in Cambridge for two years I haven't done much touring of the colleges. My partner and I decided to have a day out doing some of the touristy things around Cambridge and decided to choose Queens' College as one of our stops....More

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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Another location in Cambridge steeped in history. Beautiful buildings on the River Cam really set this place of study alight. Another place worth a visit.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018

We popped into see Queens' college- a college founded and supported by two queens - Queen Margaret of Anjou and Queen Elizabeth Woodville to honour the feminine sex and to match Henry VI's founding of the new Kings college in the 1400s. entrance fee was...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2018

Cyril Malwese (famous elder, from my village) studies here, in colonial days - his room has plaque, and many from Congo visiting and punting. I say take some Pimms and bush-meat, also machete, in case rival tribe from Oxford attacks. The maths bridge is good...More

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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Another of the Cambridge colleges to charge for public access, though only a modest £3.50 which is far less than some who levy as much as £10. Apart from the college itself, the main point of paying to go inside is that this is the...More

Thank Nicholas H
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Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

When deciding which of the many university colleges to visit during your trip to Cambridge, in my opinion, it is worth choosing Queens’ College, because it is one of the oldest and offers some beautiful examples of architecture, with lots of hidden details for the...More

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Reviewed January 2, 2018

If you are visiting any of the colleges in Cambridge, Queens is a must-see! One of the older colleges, it not only has an iconic entrance, but a glorious chapel and other fine attractions. Do see!

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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Very beautiful building to visit. A must to see and photograph. Just like nearly all of this stunning city.

Thank Renate T
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