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Fitzwilliam Museum

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Address: Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
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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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Nice selection of impressionists

Liked the Monets and Pissaros Also good room of British modern art Not really keen of ancient and medieval art but managed to enjoy a few rooms

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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toronto
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Liked the Monets and Pissaros Also good room of British modern art Not really keen of ancient and medieval art but managed to enjoy a few rooms

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

Nice place to visit i recommend others to go when they have a chance. It is best to take your time in the museum as there is so much to take in.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Fitzwilliam this week, with a 6 year old and a 3 year old, as we were visiting the area. We really wish we hadn't bothered. From the moment you get through the door, you are watched like you're planning on doing something terrible to one of the artefacts on display. I was asked to check my bag,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The fitzwilliam is always worth an hour's enriching wander and wonder. With thousands of special objects from whichever era takes your fancy. Great cafe and shop for that special gift too. Perfect. You can park up down at the double tree hotel around the back - and take lunch there or lion yard multi storey- only a step away or... More 

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A huge - and free - museum. We spent hours investigating the multitude of interesting items from around the world. Many unusual facts and features makes this a free wonder for all ages. Excellent facilities. Would recommend to anyone who wants to learn and enjoy at the same time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our walk through all of the rooms, there are some stunning works of art and the staff are very good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent an hour here, quite easily Been several given the choice and selection of art on display. Particular appeal was artists such as Monet, Picasso, van gogh, Matisse, cezanne, all on display which is breath taking. Strong displays of Spanish, Italian & Dutch art which provided a strong presentation. Recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great museum with wide range of displays and collection. If your interests are in theology and religion, then a well thought out display of Madonnas and Miracles will serve you well.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like museums, this is a place you must visit when you are in Cambridge. Has wide range of displays, not to mention the building itself is quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

'Madonnas and miracles' a superb exhibition. Interesting fact put together in an inspirational way which didn't bore in any way. Whilst sticking to the original theme, every room was ever so slightly different in the way it approached the topics. Most enjoyalable! One can never walk through various rooms without peeking at some nice exhibits even if one goes there... More 

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