Ely Museum
Museum type :
Archaeological Museum

Established in :
1831

Holidays :
Sunday

Visiting Hours :
Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 5.00pm

Contact No :
01353 666 655

Location :
Cambridgeshire, England , United Kingdom

Display Objects :

The Ely Museum tells the vivid story of Ely and the surrounding fenlands from the city's origins to the present.The museum is located in the core of Ely, just 150 yards from the cathedral.




Description :

  • Ely Museum is a bright and friendly local history museum, located in the Bishop's Gaol in the centre of the historical city of Ely.

  • The Museum is the history centre for the Isle of Ely & the Fens and it takes you on a journey through time from prehistory to the twentieth century.

  • Displays include original prison cells, fossils that can be touched, Roman remains and an archive film of the Fens including punt guns and eel catching.

  • A museum guide, children's guide to the galleries, toilets and a gift shop make this an ideal destination for all of the family.