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Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial

19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
+44 1954 210350
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Beautiful cemetery

Have visited several of the cemeterys in France and Belgium and was so pleased we visited this one... read more

Reviewed yesterday
rosie1393
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Stafford, United Kingdom
Respectful

A solemn and respectful visit. Beautifully maintained, the white stone crosses' standing out... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carolineschoice21
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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First established on December 7, 1943, this area of 30.5 acres was donated by the University of Cambridge to serve as a permanent Military Cemetery to honor those Americans who gave their lives during World War II.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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19 Cambridge Road | Madingley, Cambridge CB23 7PJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Have visited several of the cemeterys in France and Belgium and was so pleased we visited this one also. It is only a few miles from Cambridge and there is plenty of car parking space. The cemetery is beautifully laid out and excellently well maintained....More

Thank rosie1393
Reviewed 5 days ago

A solemn and respectful visit. Beautifully maintained, the white stone crosses' standing out against the green manicured lawn. A beautiful memorial. It is on the madingly road and you would have to drive (10 mins) as it is too far from Cambridge city centre -...More

Thank Carolineschoice21
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very well kept and informative memorial to those Americans who lost their lives during the war. The story excellent told in the visitor centre and the graves were kept pristine.

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very moving and humbling experience, immaculately kept grounds and memorials. I would highly recommend a visit to anybody who is in the area

Thank allimac1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

In quiet contrast to the hustle and bustle of the world around it, this sacred land is the final resting place for our young men who paid the ultimate cost "fighting evil so that others might live free." The grounds are immaculately kept. Beauty lies...More

Thank 803sandy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I last visited the Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial around the turn of the century and was very impressed with this facility at that time. Together with my wife, I returned on Saturday 10th July 2017, as she too wanted to experience the cemetery and...More

Thank Niveknibot
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

We are pleased that you found your visit moving, tranquil and informational. You might light to know that the headstones are cleaned three times a week - Monday, Wednesday and Friday - in order to keep them looking pristine, as befits those young Americans who...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cemetery is a couple of miles from central Cambridge but there is free parking and the tour buses all make a stop as does public transport. The grounds are tranquil and beautifully maintained. The majority of those laid to rest were young men in...More

Thank markmywordManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do make an effort to visit this moving reminder of the price paid by servicemen and women in our fight against oppression and for the freedoms we now enjoy. When we were last there over 4000 photographs had been added, giving faces to the names,...More

Thank rab3275
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is only a few miles out of Cambridge and well worth a visit. The new visitors centre is excellent with lots of good information. The cemetery itself is peaceful and extremely well- maintained.

Thank vse40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautifully designed and maintained memorial to to US servicemen. A great place for some quiet reflection. Highly recommended stop on the Cambridge city tours bus.

Thank tiqbal2016
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How do you get here by public transport?
5 August 2016|
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Response from NinaVonHolland | Reviewed this property |
You can buy ticket for Hop on and Off bus or when in city centre look for bus nr 4 (Departs Cambridge, Jesus College every 30 minutes)
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10 June 2015|
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Response from StuE | Reviewed this property |
Postal code for American Cemetery & Memorial, Madingley, Cambridge........CB3 7PH.
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