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Fitzwilliam Museum

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
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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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Fascinating Egyptian collection

We only had time to look at the Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome sections, but I loved the coffins and mummies in the Egypt section.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We only had time to look at the Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome sections, but I loved the coffins and mummies in the Egypt section.

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Stratton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The Fitzwilliam is free to visit and on a Sunday morning it opens at 11.30 am. There is a great selection of art , antiquities and ceramics . Do allow yourself time as there is so much to see. I feel I must return the next time I visit Cambridge .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a lovely afternoon at the Fitzwilliam and hardly touched the sides! Some fantastic art. Just wish I'd allowed longer. Will definitely return on my next visit to Cambridge,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Fitzwilliam offers a very good collection of classical antiquities, and renaissance, impressionist, and modern paintings. The Victorian era main building of the museum is a neoclassical jewel, as stunning as the collections it houses. The museum has free admission, and is a great place for families, friends, and couples alike to spend a couple of hours exploring when the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasant and helpful staff. Well worth a visit. Ancient ceramics particularly good, as was the collection of impressionist paintings.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was pleasantly surprised by the range and extent of collections on display in the museum. We happened to be there on a Sunday,when they arrange for lunchtime concerts. Although tickets for the concert were no longer available, staff directed us towards the adjacent galleries, so we still got to enjoy the music. Staff were very helpful, and where ticketed... More 

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Casalnuovo di Napoli, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This has to be one of the highlights of my visit - Went in at approximately 12pm came out nearly 5 hours later and still had missed bits. All for free, donations at you own discretion to which I gave without hesitation. Highly recommend even if for a flying visit it has a wow factor.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the Impressionist paintings and an excellent free recital on Sunday lunchtime given by Cambridge students.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Like a mini British Museum! Enough said - beautiful building and stunning artefacts and antiquities- could have stayed a lot longer

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very impressive building with the most amazing contents from around the world. I find the Egyptian section ( the mummies ) can somewhat put the fear of God into me :-)

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