Founded in 1816, The Fitzwilliam Museum is the principal museum of the University of Cambridge and lead partner for the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation funded programme. It houses over half a million objects from ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman artefacts, to medieval illuminated manuscripts, paintings from the Renaissance to the 21st century, world class prints and drawings, and outstanding collections of coins, Asian arts, ceramics, and other applied arts. The Fitzwilliam is an internationally recognised institute of learning, research, and conservation.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10.00 - 17.00, Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12.00 – 17.00 CLOSED: 24 - 26 & 31 December, 1 January, Good Friday.
Tickets are free and can either be booked in advance or as a walk up on the day. For further information visit