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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 today

Very interesting museum to visit, lots to see. Staff were very professional and answered all questions. The only thing we will do next time - come earlier and try to see more!

Thank Anna Z
Reviewed today via mobile

Really enjoyed my visit here with varied exhibits and special exhibitions. I saw the Virginia Woolf exhibition which was great. It’s also has free entry

Thank Paddy B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our time at this museum. There are many interesting artefacts and paintings by some famous artists on display. Entry is free and you have to leave backpacks at the reception area. Very easy to navigate and exhibits are well set out and...More

Thank Linster H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An incredible array of beautiful objects Very good Virginia Wolfe inspired exhibition So many different subjects wonder things from the 14th century

Thank JSN2014A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely free museum located near the center of town with a wide range of art -- paintings, artifacts, sculpture, coats of arm, glassware, lace and handwork exhibit from around the world. We also ate lunch at the on site cafe which was delicious and included...More

Thank GoPlaces797989
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is much to see for those interested in painting and ceramic work, my own particular interests, but also Egyptian, Greek and Roman collections, armour, glass and other collections. In our short visit of a morning we saw the excellent Virginia Woolf themed exhibition featuring...More

Thank Duck20171001
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just the building itself is worth visiting. The outside has the giant lions, and the inside has a ceiling and dome that's stunning. Great variety of exhibits, I liked the print section, and the figures from ancient Syria. The café is relaxing, and the gift...More

Thank simivalley1699
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very rainy sunday in Cambridge, no question this is one of the places to visit! Free admission, a great variety of arts and crafts to digest!

Thank sanpallus
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have any interest in 19th /20th century women’s visual art go go go Rich varied well curated exhibition on until December 8th . Drawing / painting / sculpture photo montage film installation textiles letters . Including penny slinger laura knight vanessa Bell Dora...More

Thank CosmicAngela
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If the arts and historical artifacts are of interest to you then this museum will be of interest to you. Some famous artists have their paintings displayed here. The building seems much larger on the inside than it appears upon entry. Cafe and shop are...More

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Joanna B
November 26, 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
October 9, 2017|
Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
We don't sell pottery?
Ana B
March 4, 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!