Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey

Photo:Building a Willow Calf at the Farmland Museum

Building a Willow Calf at the Farmland Museum

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Photo: Illustrative image for the 'Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey' page

Farmland Museum

A Museum of Local Rural Life and a Grade I Listed Medieval Abbey

At the Farmland Museum...

Discover farming through the ages and learn about the rural history of Cambridgeshire with objects displays and interactives for all ages.
Visit a village shop and see a magnificent 17th Century stone barn and the workshops, which include a basket maker and a blacksmith.  Explore a traditional  and a Fenman's Hut.  Visit the Abbey to unravel the many different stories now told with new information boards and archaeological material, produced by the Museum with support from English Heritage and South Cambridgeshire District Council.

At Denny Abbey...

Explore this lovely abbey still featuring superb Norman interiors. At different times, it housed Benedictine monks, the Knights Templars and nuns of the Franciscan order, the Poor Clares.  See the Franciscan nuns' refectory of the mid 14th Century and the rooms converted for their founder, the Countess of Pembroke.  Learn how Denny has evolved through the centuries with our displays and children's activities.

 

Contacts...

Denny Abbey
Ely Road
Waterbeach
Cambridge
CB25 9PQ
tel 01223 860988

More on our own web site: www.dennyfarmlandmuseum.org.uk

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This page was added on 10/12/2009.

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