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Below is a list of Relevant Attractions for the city of Cambridge, RS-Cambridge Attractions. Cambridge is a city in the county of Cambridgeshire, about 50 miles north of London, with direct train links to London. The city is a popular tourist destination for its historic architecture, churches, university, and river boat tours.

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Cambridge Attractions

Cambridge Bus Tours - open top hop on hop off buses for tours around the city

Cambridge River Tours - hire a punt, or punt tours along the river for city views

The Fitzwilliam Museum - free, natural history world artifacts Map/CB2 1RB

Sedgwick Museum Earth Sciences - free, a journey through time Map/CB2 3EQ

University Museum Of Zoology - free, recent and fossil animals Map/CB2 3EJ

Whipple Museum History of Science - instruments & models Map/CB2 3RH

Museum Classical Archaeology - free, copies of many sculptures Map/CB3 9DA

Cambridge Science Centre - family interactive exhibits Map/CB5 8BQ

The Polar Museum - free, expeditions of Captain Scott & others Map/CB2 1ER

Great St Mary's - Wiki - main church in Cambridge Map/CB2 3PQ
with 123 steps for great tower views

Bridge of Sighs - covered bridge of St John's College that crosses the river Map

The Round Church - a rare medieval round church Map/CB2 1UB
one of only about 4 still remaining in England

Cambridge Castle - free, only a mound remaining of a Norman castle Map/CB3 0RG
for views over the city

The Folk Museum of Cambridge - Map/CB3 0AQ everyday life of the people of Cambridge since 1700

Cambridge American Cemetery - free, a cemetery and chapel Map/CB23 7PJ
for American servicemen of World War II

Cambridge University Botanic Garden - world wide plants Map/CB2 1JE

The Centre For Computing History - interactive displays Map/CB1 3EW
for computing from the 1960s - present

Art Galleries - A number of art galleries around Cambridge centre Map

Cambridge Churches - 10 churches around the centre of Cambridge from 1020 that can be viewed, or tower visits Map

Cambridge Colleges are around the city centre. They can be visited for their history, architecture, chapels, & gardens. If wanting to visit the college interiors, best check the visitor times on their websites on your day of visit. The Tour Buses stop close to most. Some have a small entrance fee, many are free to visit certain areas.

Christ's College - Wiki - free, founded in 1505 - Poet John Milton Map/CB2 3BU

Corpus Christi College - Wiki - founded by Cambridge people in 1352 Map/CB2 1RH

Downing College - Wiki - free, 1800, oldest of the new colleges Map/CB2 1DQ

Emmanuel College - Wiki - free, 1584 for Elizabeth I Map/CB2 1DQ

Gonville and Caius College - Wiki - free, 1348 one of the oldest Map/CB2 1TA

Jesus College - Wiki - free, 1496 larger grounds than most colleges Map/CB5 8BL

King's College - Wiki - 1441 by Henry VI , one of the top attractions Map/CB2 1ST

Magdalene College - Wiki - free, 1428, one of the smaller colleges Map/CB3 0AG

Newnham College - Wiki - founded in 1871 as a women only college Map/CB3 9DF

Pembroke College - Wiki - free, 1347, chapel by Christopher Wren Map/CB2 1RF

Peterhouse College - Wiki - 1284, oldest college in Cambridge Map/CB2 1RD

Queens' College - Wiki - 1448, one of the oldest and largest colleges Map/CB3 9ET

Robinson College - Wiki - 1977, the newest college in Cambrige Map/CB3 9AN

Selwyn College - Wiki - 1882, built from red brick and light stone Map/CB3 9DQ

St Catharine's College - Wiki - 1473, with an open courtyard Map/CB2 1RL

St. John's College - Wiki - 1511, one of the oldest and largest colleges Map/CB2 1TP

Trinity College - Wiki - 1546 founded by Henry VIII, Map/CB2 1TQ
with the apple tree that prompted Isaac Newton

Outside Cambridge

Anglesey Abbey Gardens & Lode Mill - Museum, 6 miles northeast Map/CB25 9EJ

The Farmland Museum & Denny Abbey - 7 miles north Map/CB25 9PQ fighting monks, country craftsmen and farmers.

Imperial War Museum Duxford - 10 miles south of Cambridge Map/CB22 4QR
with a Concorde and a Blackbird spy plane.

Wimpole Estate - Historic House and Gardens, 10 miles southwest Map/SG8 0BW

The National Horseracing Museum - 13 miles east od Cambridge Map/CB8 8JH
in the town of Newmarket.

Island Hall - 19 miles northwest of Cambridge Map/PE29 2BA
Historic House & Gardens, group tours by appointment.

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