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  • Address: The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, United Kingdom CB2 1TN, England
  • Admission: Some colleges charge fees for tours

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University of Cambridge Tours

The University of Cambridge, located in Cambridge, England, was founded in 1209 and is the second oldest university in the English-speaking world. It is a public research university consisting of 31 constituent colleges and over 100 academic departments organized into six schools. Many of the buildings that the university occupies throughout town are of historical importance. There are eight museums operated by the museum which explore arts, culture, and science, as well as a botanical garden. The university libraries contain around 15 million books. 

Throughout history, the University of Cambridge has educated many well known scientists, mathematicians, authors, actors, musicians, athletes and more. Names include Sir Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Stephen Hawking, Jane Goodall, Christopher Marlowe, John Milton, Hugh Laurie, John Cleese, Eric Idle, and many more. The university has also been featured in many works of literature and film. Wandering through the grounds and buildings of one of the most famous universities in the world will give you a glimpse into a rich cultural heritage and take you back in time through centuries of history.

Practical Info

The University of Cambridge is located in the town of Cambridge, 63 miles from London. It can be reached using route M11 or by train from the King's Cross station. Check with specific museums and libraries for opening hours and fees. Certain colleges charge a fee for tours. 

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Walking Tour of Cambridge University, Cambridge, null
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Walking Tour of Cambridge University

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A Student Guide from Cambridge University will take you on a 90-minute enthralling journey through time as we recount to you the colorful story of Cambridge ...  Read more

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $28.12
Cambridge University Walking Tour with St. John's College, Cambridge, Cultural Tours
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Cambridge University Walking Tour with St. John's College

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This comprehensive 2-hour small-group walking tour takes in the most prominent sites of Cambridge University, including Pembroke College and the world-famous ...  Read more

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $43.25
Oxford and Cambridge Tour from London, London, Walking Tours
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Oxford and Cambridge Tour from London

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Take a fun and educational day trip to the two most famous university cities in the world. Educating the minds of countless bright minds over the years, these ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $137.01
Combo ticket: Punting and Walking Tour in Cambridge, Cambridge, Day Trips
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Combo ticket: Punting and Walking Tour in Cambridge

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This combo ticket entitles you to a classic 90 minute walking tour of the city of Cambridge and a 45 minute punting tour along the River Cam.

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $42.54
Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge, Cambridge, Cultural Tours
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Chauffeured Punting Tour in Cambridge

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Punting is one of the best ways to see the famous riverside colleges in comfort and style. Great care is taken to provide outstanding punting tours of ...  Read more

Location: Cambridge, United Kingdom
Duration: 50 minutes (approx.)

From USD $17.31
Cambridge and Oxford Tour from London, Bournemouth, Day Cruises
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Cambridge and Oxford Tour from London

Visit two of the best universities in the world in one day! Starting at the city of Cambridge, where you will enjoy a walking guided tour of the city and some ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 11 hours (approx.)

From USD $100.95
Cambridge Day Trip from Bournemouth, Bournemouth, Day Trips
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Cambridge Day Trip from Bournemouth

Welcome on our tour to Cambridge This full-day tour departing from Bournemouth gives you the perfect introduction to Cambridge, including a walking tour ...  Read more

Location: Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $50.48
Full-Day Cambridge and Cambridge University Tour from Oxford, Oxford, City Tours
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Full-Day Cambridge and Cambridge University Tour from Oxford

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Welcome on our tour to Cambridge. On arrival in mid to late morning, you will be taken on a guided walking tour of some of the finest University buildings plus ...  Read more

Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
Duration: 1 day (approx.)

From USD $50.48
Cambridge and Oxford Historic Colleges of Britain Day Trip, London, City Tours
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Cambridge and Oxford Historic Colleges of Britain Day Trip

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Begin the day traveling across the Chiltern Hills to Oxford, the "City of Dreaming Spires", whose hushed courtyards and elegant, dignified timeworn ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $137.01
Small-Group Pink Floyd and Pop Culture Tour: Cambridge and London, London, Day Trips
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Small-Group Pink Floyd and Pop Culture Tour: Cambridge and London

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See the best of ‘cool Britannia’ on a full-day tour of Pink Floyd-related sites. Formed in the 1960s, the progressive English rock band performed together for ...  Read more

Location: London, United Kingdom
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $115.37

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