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Fitzwilliam Museum

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
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+44 1223 332900
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10:00 - 17:00
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Museum houses vast collections of antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece...

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 feast for the eyes

The Fitz is impressive both inside and out. I've been twice this week and I'm going again. It's really worth multiple visits to take it in. It's not a huge mueum, but it's big... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Fitz is impressive both inside and out. I've been twice this week and I'm going again. It's really worth multiple visits to take it in. It's not a huge mueum, but it's big enough to spend an hour or two and has a great cafe to take a break. The collections span from Greco-Roman and Egypt to romantic painters,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The entry to the museum is free and you will be surprised by the sheer number of varied artifacts that this museum houses. A must visit.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lovely museum, very interesting exhibits. Makes a pleasant visit. Special features and subjects. The cafe is very good, hot and cold meals. The shop, is full of tasteful merchandise .

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you like museums this is one is worth a visit. It has a good selection of areas and items to see as well as having special exhibitions plus a very nice cafeteria.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited on Sunday as it was raining and wanted somewhere out of the rain and at NO COST. Great exhibits. really enjoyed the Pharaohs' coffins and French art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive entrance with the famous lions. Lots to see. Allow plenty of time. Free entry as well

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Set in a beautiful old building in one of the most interesting streets in Cambridge. There are always interesting exhibitions plus existing and well presented pieces, including some must see paintings. Well worth a visit!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you are in Cambridge you must visit the Fitzwilliam. A great way to spend half a day. A wonderful collection of artefacts from Egyptian to contemporary. Very interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good local museum. My favourite sections are antiquities and weapons but also extensive displays of ceramics and paintings

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum has a good collection of famous masters such a Titian, Rubens, Monet, Matisse, Degas, Rodin and others. And it is free to visit!

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