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Young boy peering into a display case

Display in Gallery 21 shows evidence of Eddington's prehistoric and Roman past

Mosaic floor fragments, a highly decorated Roman ceramic container and a toilet spoon are amongst the objects on display that have been found by the CAU.

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Christmas baubles

Christmas at the Fitzwilliam

Open: 27-29 December 10.00 – 17.00 & 30 December 12.00 – 17.00 • Closed: 24-26, 31 December & 1 January • Treat yourself to some culture, seasonal shopping, food and drink...

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Portrait of Giovanni Belzoni, donated to the Fitzwilliam

A portrait of Giovanni Belzoni, alongside Thomas Gainsborough's portrait of Gertrude Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Bedford have been donated to the Fitz.

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Advent Calendar on Facebook and Twitter 2018

Christmas is a time for giving and in our 2018 social media advent calendar we are celebrating gifts that have been made to the Museum.

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Rossetti drawing bought in second-hand bookshop for £75 on display

The chalk drawing by Dante Gabriel Rossetti, will go on display in ‘Collecting and Giving: Highlights from the Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest’.

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Shop products

Museum Shop Sunday: 25 November

Join us for Museum Shop Sunday, with some enticing offers on one of the best Christmas shopping weekends of the year.

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Airplane print

The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals

A new blog post looks at a portfolio of sixty-six lithographs, known as The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals, commissioned in 1917 to inspire a war-weary public and overseas allies. #Remembrance2018

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Digital publications

We are publishing a pilot digital publication for the exhibition Amateur Etcher of Distinction: Prints by Francis Seymour Haden, and need your help to get it right...

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Luke Syson has been appointed Director

Luke Syson has been appointed Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum and will take up his post in early 2019.

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Town and Gown 10k run

Road closures around the Museum for Sunday’s 10k run

This Sunday 22 October the Cambridge Town and Gown 10k run will go through the city, with road closures starting at 8.00.

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