East Anglia


Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3DZ
Tel: 01223 333516

Admission: Free.

Collections:  The Museum’s Anthropology section holds large and unparalleled Pacific collections (over 30,000 artefacts), including 18th-century material from Captain James Cook’s voyages of exploration. There are particularly fine 19th- and 20th-century collections from Fiji, Vanuatu, New Guinea and the Torres Strait. The Museum also has major collections from Borneo, Malaysia, India, Uganda, West Africa, Amazon, Mexico, North American Plains and Northwest Coast, and the Canadian Arctic. There is also a unique collection of artefacts of British folklore; an archaeological collection and a vast photographic archive.

Website:  http://maa.cam.ac.uk/




Ipswich Museum and High Street Exhibition Gallery

High Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 3QH
Tel: 01473 213761/2

Admission: Free

Collections: Large worldwide ethnographic collection with much material collected before 1850.



Saffron Walden

Saffron Walden Museum

Museum street, Saffron Walden
Essex CB10 1JL, England
Tel: 01799 510333

Admission: Adults £1.50, discounts 75p. If you are eighteen years old and under it is free of charge.

  The collection includes ethnographic material from world cultures, North America, Oceania, Africa, and Asia. There is also archaeological material from Ancient Greece and Egypt, fossil records, and natural history content.