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Fitzwilliam Museum

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Museum houses vast collections of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, including exhibits of English and European pottery and glass, furniture, clocks, Chinese jades, and ceramics from Japan and Korea.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Trumpington Street | Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
+44 1223 332900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited here yesterday whilst in Cambridge, a must to do if you are in Cambridge. Lots to see here art, Egyptian artefacts, Roman. We spend a good few hours browsing the displays here and would highly recommend it and its free entry.

Thank teresag529
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As little ones history topic is the Egyptians, we decided to head to Cambridge as it has lots of museums connected to the universities, Fitzwilliam has a fantastic section, the museum has lots of discovery activities for children in each department. Overall a brilliant and...More

Thank E2736QMtimh
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic day- excellent tour and talk run by the Education Department, Felicity was brilliant and the children were amazed at her knowledge! Nathan was so kind when some of the children struggled with their painting on papyrus! The only downside was that we...More

Thank lking7108
Reviewed 5 days ago

A fantastic museum, with free entry, but donations welcomed. It has a fantastic art collection, including Impressionists, Pre-Raphaelites and Dutch Golden Age masterpieces. Friendly, helpful staff and a nice cafe. Very well worth a visit.

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is such a great day out. Free entry but donations welcomed. You can easily spend hours here looking around.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit to see the Greek and Egyptian artefacts and they also have some art from big name painters such as Monet and Constable etc

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum on a Saturday. The staff were v helpful. It was not particularly busy. However, we came away dissatisfied with the exhibits. Little seemed to be from the last 200 years - where our interest is more directed. Despite this, we were...More

Thank BlankoMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited yesterday with our daughter, her godparents and her aunt and we all had a wonderful time. As a history lover, I liked that they had a range of subjects and my daughter (5) really enjoyed the displays, especially the Ancient Egypt section. The...More

Thank apearson1993
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely museum with well-laid out exhibits and some top-quality paintings. Furthermore, it's a manageable size - you can cover the whole museum in half a day without feeling exhausted. It's also in the centre and close to the colleges so easy to pop-in for...More

Thank empathology
Reviewed 1 week ago

it was quite a packet of surpise. Loaded with art from France, Italy and I even spotted well preserved pieces from my country India. There is a Virginia Woolf exhibition going on which is very good. Keeo enough time and explore it.Don't miss it .

Thank Osmita
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27 November 2017|
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Response from cadburysno1fan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry read this too late ! I hope you had a good weekend non the less! Happy new year!
Elaine H
9 October 2017|
Response from Weekender2004 | Reviewed this property |
We don't sell pottery?
Ana B
5 March 2017|
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Response from mjesabel | Reviewed this property |
Hello, here is the link with Current and Future Exhibitions & Displays. I hope this help! Have a nice day!