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Oliver Cromwell's House

Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
+44 1353 662062
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Fun experience

This was very interesting. I had no idea Oliver Cromwell lived in Ely. He seemed to be either hated... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ColinandDiane
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London, United Kingdom
Nice antidote to the Cathedral

Ely's mighty cathedral totally dominates the small town, so it is good that Oliver Cromwell's... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JElliot32
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New South Wales, Australia
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Oliver Cromwells House 29 St. Marys Street, Ely CB7 4HF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was very interesting. I had no idea Oliver Cromwell lived in Ely. He seemed to be either hated or loved depending on your poni of view. Ni e little museum with furnished rooms and maybe a ghost?

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Reviewed yesterday

Ely's mighty cathedral totally dominates the small town, so it is good that Oliver Cromwell's one-time home, located no more than 150 metres away, offers a completely different and decidedly less ecclesiastical experience. The house is quite small and the local tourist information bureau is...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The four of us went on Sunday and had the place to ourselves, it was great. Just don't understand why it was not packed out, it deserved to be as it was only £5 per person.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A nice reconstruction with audio guide. The conclusion must be that Charles I was driving the country towards Catholicism which was unacceptable to the populace. Cromwell did not seek power but had it thrust upon him by parliament.

Thank colincC4139QV
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many of my friends have told me that they have experienced an eerie meeting with a strange feeling of either being in a very cold room suggesting a ghost is present, or have heard strange whispering. Children love to be brave by entering the room...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Entrance is via the shop and at only £5 for the house tour is well worth it. One gets a personal audio gizmo so you can really get a feel of Oliver Cromwell and his rise to power. It’s easy to operate even for kids....More

Thank William K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For £5 per adult, we were able to walk around Oliver Cromwell’s house and view lots of items and exhibits from his time and find out lots of information about him. I love the idea of being able to listen to the audio dialogue without...More

1  Thank shannonchambers1
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have never been before but really enjoyed it . A very interesting house in a lovely town which we try and visit every year

1  Thank David S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I visited Ely recently I wanted to visit Oliver Cromwell's House, which is also where the Ely Tourist office is based. The house has been restored to ' Oliver's ' days, the reconstruction is superb and the atmosphere in the house is electric! Oliver...More

1  Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Oliver Cromwell building is located off St. Mary's Street in Ely and has an entrance fee. Lots of history connected to this house and you walk from room to room. Audio guide available.

1  Thank rayrest
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Marion T
August 3, 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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