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Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed Good Friday, 24-26 & 31 December and 1 January


Runners and spectators

Road closures around the Museum from Sunday’s Cambridge half marathon

2 March 2018

This Sunday 4 March the Cambridge half marathon will go through the city from 9.30 and there will be a number of road closures and diversions in place.

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Musuem Portico

Museum closure - Tuesday 20 February

12 February 2018

Due to essential maintenance work on the Fitzwilliam Museum, our offices and switchboard will be closed on Mon 19 and Tues 20 Feb, and our galleries will also be closed to the public on Tues 20 Feb.

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Light projection on outside of Museum


9 February 2018

From 9 to 14 February the Fitzwilliam Museum and other iconic buildings in Cambridge will be bathed in light for this year’s e-Luminate festival.

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Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects

Discover first class craft at Collect

9 February 2018

Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects returns to London Saatchi’s gallery on 22 – 25 February providing a snapshot of what craft means today, and giving a glimpse of what it might become.

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Five works by Stanley Spencer

Five works by Stanley Spencer

7 February 2018

Marking 40 years of Art Fund's partnership with the Wolfson Foundation, the Art Fund is profiling in film four key acquisitions made possible through their joint funding.

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Children in gallery

February half term week at the Fitzwilliam

5 February 2018

In addition to our temporary exhibitions, and permanent collections, visit us this this half term for a variety of events and activities. There's something for everyone!

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Royal Academy logo

RA250 at the Fitz

9 January 2018

The Fitzwilliam Museum is taking part in a nationwide programme of in-conversations, exhibitions and events with Art Fund support to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Royal Academy of Arts (RA).

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Matt Smith parian

2018 Exhibition programme

2 January 2018

The Fitzwilliam announce their highlight exhibition programme for the year ahead.

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Diaries and calendars

Thank you to National Lottery players

11 December 2017

This Christmas we are thanking National Lottery players, whose money has helped fund the Museum and other heritage projects, by offering them discounts in our shop and cafe.

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Christmas baubles

Christmas at the Fitz

1 December 2017

Treat yourself to some culture, music, seasonal shopping, food and drink this December.

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