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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
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with my daughter, lots to see. An amazing collection of art, sculptures, pottery & jewellery. They have items from Egypt, Greece etc. Cafe is nice for a pit stop. Would visit again.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice visit.. enough to keep the children entertained for a few hours. Best part was the temporary exhibitions. Friendly staff.. not sure how compares to other museums

Thank james987123
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every year I came in Cambridge a place I like to return is the Fitzwilliam Museum , a real cultural institution of this city. His majestic entrance, the permanent exhibition with the masterpieces of different artistic periods and the new rooms dedicated to temporary exhibitions...More

Thank marco b
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Fitzwilliam is a wonderful old museum, with serious wooden cases displaying marvelous objects, sculptures, artifacts, and incidental items. It was a few hours well-spent in an excellent and well-presented collection.

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited here as a family of four (children aged 11 & 15). The museum is absolutely full of many, many items. Whilst there are some beautiful items here (and there are many beautiful and interesting artifacts), there are almost too many to look it....More

Thank M-sax25
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A terrific collection of artefacts to suit many interests. Helpful and knowledgeable staff, some of whom could smile now and again !!! Recommended to all

Thank John D S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic museum on the quiet end of Trumpington street away from the t shirt shops. Be prepared to spend a couple of hours here to view a wonderful art museum. BTW, it's free.

Thank wfatom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do visit the Fitz. A very varied collection with something to please most people. Their special exhibitions are excellent and cover their subject in depth. And it’s all free Suits adults and children but not sure there’s much for very small children

Thank P S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't expect to stay long here but ended up being there the whole day! Very interesting and varied exhibits with lots of interesting information. Cafe was fantastic.

Thank Portmaid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful,plenty of hidden treasures and really well preserved. Staff very welcoming and educated . The paintings selection is better than some of very well renamed museums

Thank Isaias154
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Joanna B
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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!
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Elaine H
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
We don't sell pottery?
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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!
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