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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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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.
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
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
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
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 .
Loads to see well marked with interesting facts. We didn’t visit the painting gallery as small children really weren’t interested but the rest of the museum was well set out with plenty for everyone to look at.
Fascinating collections ranging from Medeival armour, fantastical ceramics, glassware, sculpture, art - fine and modern - with paintings and sculpture from all over the world housed in a beautiful building
This is the best kept secret in Cambridgeshire! The building is ostentatious in its architecture which was opened in 1848, well ahead of it's time! Staff were very helpful and knowledgeable too. The displays on each theme, era, or nation were clearly labelled, well lit...More