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Fitzwilliam Museum

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Address: Trumpington St., Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
Phone Number: 01223 332900
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Museum houses vast collections of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece...
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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Great place to chill

great place and spent hours sitting and drawing, the exhibits are well looked after and always something has changed from the last visit - many more trips to be made

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

great place and spent hours sitting and drawing, the exhibits are well looked after and always something has changed from the last visit - many more trips to be made

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I've been coming here with our kids since they were very young and it is a great way to introduce children to art. They have wonderful 'kits' that you can borrow from the front desk(s) on a range of themes as well as various trails through the Egyptian or Ancient Greek galleries. Great for visitors or locals. They also have... More 

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We visited just to get out of the rain on a very wet day - & then spent several hours there. Very interesting museum with some great art. The only drawbacks are that there aren't enough toilets (and they're well-hidden) and the cafe has a very limited menu, is too expensive and there are no toilets near the cafe area.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I made a special visit to the museum to see the "Treasured Possessions " exhibition. This was brilliant, but there is so much else to see it is impossible to take it all in one visit. I'll being going back again and again. I went with a 15 year old torn away from his electronic inputs for a morning and... More 

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Soria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You can find fine porcelain pieces, pictures, statues... And even tough you know all the rooms in the museum they always have a temporary exhibition, so you can always find something new there!

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OKUK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Delightful to wander and explore as there is fabulous art very pleasing on the eye. Sculptures and artifacts which capture you.

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

I used to spend a lot of time in this museum as a teenager but can't remember ever having been as an adult so now that has been remedied! I really enjoyed the art both old & modern & the armoury & spent several hours wandering around & also had a snack in their lovely cafe followed by a browse... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A friend and I decided to visit Cambridge for a day out. She looked up several places that she wanted to visit and this was one of them. It's a short walk from the center of the town centre but is well worth it. The staff at reception are warm and welcoming. They have storage for bags, although wheelchairs and... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A lovely museum with helpful staff and always interesting new exhibitions. We have visited on a number of occasions and always enjoyed it here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We spent about 2.5 hours in the museum, having gone for a special exhibit, and then wandering through the building. It is worth going just to see the grand entrance of the older part of the building. For a smallish museum, they have an impressive and wide ranging collection. And, it's free!

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Additional Information about Fitzwilliam Museum

Address: Address: Trumpington St., Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
Phone Number: 01223 332900
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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