The Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum cares for over half a million artefacts and art from around the world.

Housed in a beautiful 19th century building in central Cambridge, see everything from antiquity to the present day – from Egyptian coffins to illuminated manuscripts; rare coins to paintings by Italian masters; ancient pottery to suits of shiny armour.

Great gifts can be found in the Courtyard Shop and delicious refreshments in the Courtyard Café.

Opening Times
Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00; Sunday & Bank Holidays: 12:00 – 17:00. Closed Mondays, Good Friday, 24 – 26 & 31 December and 1 January.

Free admission to the Museum and exhibitions, but timed tickets must be booked in advance.

Group visits of over 15 must be booked at least 10 days in advance through the Learning and Bookings administrator, email: or telephone: 01223 332904. Smaller groups must be booked via our ticketing site

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

01223 332900

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