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Fitzwilliam Museum

Trumpington Street | Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
+44 1223 332900
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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
+44 1223 332900
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great musea m, lots to see, beautiful pieces of art and a bonus as it's free to enter, cafe is a bit pricey though

Thank laurarose1001
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We saw the Degas exhibition whilst in Cambridge for another reason. As time was limited we concentrated on this rather than the rest of the museum. The exhibition is well worth a visit as it compasses both Degas and his contemporaries but also artists who...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely museum with so many famous artists. Huge Degas section and a great assortment of different items enough to satisfy both my husband and myself. I enjoyed this as much as the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Must see of on Cambridge.

Thank margaretinkaty
Reviewed 3 days ago

This amazing museum is a must-see for anyone in the area. It has great art, but really shines in its archaeology section. Amazing artifacts from Egypt, Greece, Rome, and everywhere in the ancient world. A fantastic collection. Those who love ancient civilizations will not be...More

Thank jtrvlr1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fabulous, so much to see. Very friendly, beautiful, bit of a rush to will be back with the family and FREE

Thank christinefield2017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We wanted to visit the Degas exhibition and afterwards we had time to wander through all the rooms. For me, the ceramics, porcelain and glass were the most gorgeous and interesting and I liked the exhibits being grouped together according to where they came from....More

Thank Claralebara
Reviewed 4 days ago

First shock was that this is completely free of charge. Full of antiquities from the Greek, Roman and Egyptians. Well kept and displayed in beautiful glass cabinets. Very clean inside the museum and you could spend all day just looking at the various displays. This...More

Thank Pensionisa
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Many different civilatation rooms. Lot of statues Nice egyptian collection Greek statues too Big rooms Beatifull entrance

Thank zourvas
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dropped into the Fitzwilliam museum after visiting the delightful botanic gardens. the museum is an imposing building in its own right and should be admired before you go in. We passed by the resting lions and admired the tile detail in the canopy of the...More

Thank Aussie135
Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely beautiful building. We were amazed it was free entry. All the staff were friendly and the security of the building was reassuring (no backpacks allowed). Absolutely breathtaking art and exhibits. The only downside was on a Saturday some people really don't know how to...More

Thank ingy88
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Elaine H
9 October 2017|
Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
We don't sell pottery?
Ana B
4 March 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!
margaret c
7 March 2016|
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Response from Ego35 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If your child is familiar with the atmosphere and loves to be in quiet zones for a long time, there is plenty to enjoy. But I suggest to have a little break sometime and take the kid out in the garden to relax and get... More