The Fitzwilliam Museum
2016 marks the 200th anniversary of the Fitzwilliam Museum. Founded by the bequest of Richard Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion in 1816, it now houses over half a million artefacts and art from around the world. See everything from Egyptian coffins to Impressionist masterpieces; illuminated manuscripts to Renaissance sculpture; rare coins to Asian arts.
Its internationally renowned collections are complemented by major exhibitions, events, music and workshops year round, as well as unique gifts in the Museum shop and delicious refreshments in the café.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00; Sunday & Bank Holidays: 12:00 – 17:00. Closed Mondays, Good Friday 25 March, 24 – 26 & 31 December and 1 January.
Free admission to the Museum and exhibitions.
Guided Tours & Groups
One-hour introductory tours available every Saturday at 14.30 from the Courtyard Entrance, £6.00.
Guided tours for private groups arranged through Cambridge Tourist Information Centre. Tel: 01223 457574 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Group visits must be booked at least 10 days in advance through the Education and Bookings administrator, telephone: 01223 332904 or email: email@example.com.
The Fitzwilliam Museum is in Trumpington Street, a few minutes walk from Cambridge City Centre. No visitor parking. For information about nearest car parks, buses and park & ride, visit our website.
The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB
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