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Fitzwilliam Museum

Trumpington Street | Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
+44 1223 332900
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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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Trumpington Street | Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CB2 1RB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

They might be only Degas' off cuts in view at the Fitzwilliam, but this is still a terrific exhibition. Very smart of the museum to link to the other artists that Degas influenced, the Sickert nude is wonderful, worth just the visit alone. The codebreaking...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Entrance to the museum is free. They have impressive holdings, a nice shop and cafe. Collections are delicately displayed. Wish we could have spent more time. Seeing the bronze king figure of Nemrut and the flute player of Hatushas, both antique places are located in...More

Thank Feza K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This museum houses an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures and furniture from the 18th, 19th and first half of the 20th centuries plus a number of artefacts from Ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, Assyria and other parts of the Middle East and North Africa. Some of...More

Thank tcm28
Reviewed 4 days ago

Both exhibitions were very good, the Cryptography was very good with an explanation of the deciphering Linear B (an ancient Greek script) and of the use of the move from linguistics to an emphasis on mathematics for cryptography during the second world war. There were...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We only visited the Degas exhibition due to time but the whole museum is well worth a visit and its free to get in (Donations invited). The Degas exhibition is well presented and informative with some lovely exhibits.

Thank StevefromFrome
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recently visited this museum - particularly to see the Degas exhibition. Impressed by the fact that there was no entrance fee, the exhibition was excellent - showing the evolution of the artist over several decades. In addition to this, there were numerous other artefacts displayed...More

Thank mutleysyorks
Reviewed 6 days ago

It is undoubtedly amazing - and even more amazing considering it is free - but I seemed to be perpetually 'lost' and lurching from a Cyprus room to then an Egyptian room and all my periods of time were getting muddled up. Quite frankly my...More

Thank DinFrance
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has been several years since we visited the Fitz. It is still great! Highly recommend a visit. It is perfect for either all day, morning or just a few hours; helpful guides & we loved the Egyptian rooms - a must do when in...More

Thank Amzie1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Degas and Impressionist works were impressive. The group feels that the building deserves 5/5 stars. Well worth a visit.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the enigma exhibition! Such a lovely space. Wanted to see Degas. But time did not permit. Reception staff pleasant. Whole experience positive!

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Joanna B
26 November 2017|
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Response from liverpoolfan2016 | Reviewed this property |
I think so but I'd check the webiste
Elaine H
9 October 2017|
Response from Carol A | Reviewed this property |
We don't sell pottery?
Ana B
4 March 2017|
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Response from mjesabel | Reviewed this property |
Hello, here is the link with Current and Future Exhibitions & Displays. I hope this help! Have a nice day!