Fitzwilliam Museum

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The Fitzwilliam Museum is home to a world class collection of works of art and antiquities encompassing centuries and civilisations. Highlights include masterpieces of painting from the fourteenth century to the present day, prints and drawings, armour, sculpture, furniture, glass and pottery, oriental art, illuminated manuscripts, coins and medals and antiquities from Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Ancient Near East and Cyprus.

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The main routes to Cambridge are: the M11 (from London and the South), turning off at junctions 11, 12 or 13 to head for ring road; and the A14 (from the West and East), turning onto A1307 (from West) or the A1303 (from East). The Museum is in the Downing area of the city centre, which is indicated from the inner ring road by light blue signs.

The centre of Cambridge and the area around the Museum are subject to vehicle restrictions and it is advisable not to travel by car into the centre where possible.


The nearest railway station is Cambridge (approx. 20 mins walk), with taxis and frequent buses to the city centre.


Park & Ride facilities are at: Babraham Road (off A1307 at Gog Magog roundabout) Cowley Road (off A14 at A10 junction) Trumpington (off M11, J11) Madingley Road (off M11, J13)
Newmarket Road (off A14 on A1303, Stow-cum-Quy interchange)
All with frequent buses to the city centre.


Opening times:
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM-10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
* Closed, Mondays, Good Friday and 24 December - 26 December and 31 December and 1 January.


*Donations welcomed.


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Address: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1RB, UK.
Phone: +44 1223 332900

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