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 Bible, Utrecht, c.1420-1430. Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 289.II, fols. 521v-522r (detail)

Find out how to apply for the James H. Marrow research travel fund to enable study of the Museum's manuscripts - deadline now extended until 30 October.

Visit England have announced their annual list of the most popular visitor attractions in the country for 2016. The survey, which gathered information from more than 1,500 English attractions named the Fitzwilliam Museum as the most visited free attraction in the East of England.

Cafe painting by Degas

In the centenary year of the artist’s death, the Fitzwilliam Museum will stage a major exhibition of its wide-ranging holdings of works by Edgar Degas (1834-1917), the most extensive and representative in the UK.

Main Entrance scaffolding

The Museum's Main Entrance has re-opened to the public, following the installation of scaffolding to enable a restoration and sustainability project on the iconic domed lantern in the ceiling.