Located in a fragment of a medieval monastic building and the former town Grammar School attended by Oliver Cromwell. The Museum marks the life and legacy of Oliver Cromwell 1599-1658, who rose to prominence during the English Civil Wars of the mid 17th Century, and became the head of state, the Lord Protector, during England's only experiment with Republicanism.
1 April- 31 October
Tues-Sun 10.30-12.30 13.30-16.00
1 November - 31 March
Tues - Fri& Sun 13.30-16.00
Sat 10.30-12.30 13.30-16.00
Closed: All day Monday
Portraits, personalia and documents associated with Cromwell, his family and the Parliamentary side of the Civil War. A significant loan collection from Cromwell's descendants is also on display.
Coins and Medals, Fine Art, Personalities, Weapons and War
Key artists and exhibits
- Two portraits by Robert Walker, who was effectively the 'court' painter for the Parliamentary side of the Civil War, along with two cabinets provenanced to Cromwell.
Grammar School Walk
01480 375 830