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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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Trumpington Street | Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
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All reviews degas exhibition egyptian section ancient egypt special exhibition free entry on display beautiful building gift shop entrance hall rainy day great collection few hours worth a visit couple of hours wide range great place to visit visiting cambridge
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Reviewed yesterday

Good collection, especially Egypt, greek sculptures, flemish masters and impressionists. Free entry.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nissul
Reviewed 2 days ago

We saw so many interesting various artifacts from knights armour/military equipment, pottery, glass, ceramics, pictures etc that dated as far back before the birth of Jesus Christ. Every item in the museum had an amazing story to tell. Staff at the museum were very helpful...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Monica V B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visit the Fitzwilliam often and it never fails to amaze. Helpful staff with alot of subject knowledge. There is an exhibition room upstairs which often has special events that are open to the public.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank freya1456
Reviewed 5 days ago

This famous museum never fails to capture the imagination! Have visted it several times but always see something we previously missed. Admission is free, and the great staircase of the main entry hall always captures a spirit of grandeur however many times one visits! Thoroughly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CambridgeCat
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely brilliant definitely worth visiting wonderful to look around seriously interesting also a really nice cafe to have a piece of cake and a coffee when you have finished exploring

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful , amazing, lovely, stunning,big, great cafe,live music when we went😁 Fabulous paintings,great pottery,so much to see 😁😁😁

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some of the exhibitions were closed for building works but the rest of the museum had plenty of highlights. The Egyptian exhibits were very good, as was the impressionist section including Cezanne, Monet and Renior paintings. Worth a visit for sure

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jessica W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry, amazing displays, informed guides to help you. This is the sort of place where there is so much to see that you need to do it in two or three hour chunks. The museum is well laid out with each room themed in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank George H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great layout and the opportunity to spend as much time or as little as you like. Free, which is nice and never seemed to crowded despite being a weekend. A must stop on any Cambridge visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thatcraigguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost as much as the art displayed, I appreciated the accessibility to it. Well organized, helpful staff to boot. A treasure --- and it doesn't matter if you go for 5 minutes or 5 hours, because there is no entrance fee. Enjoy.

Date of experience: February 2019
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joannabW1881NR
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!
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Elaine H
October 9, 2017|
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Response from Weekender2004 | 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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