Yes, tickets are free and include entry to the Museum and Hockney’s Eye exhibition.
We recommend all visitors book a free, timed ticket on our website in advance of their visit to save time on arrival. Tickets include general admission to the Museum and entry to Hockney’s Eye.
Please book your tickets for True to Nature separately.
Yes, we’re asking all visitors, including Friends and Marlay Group Members, to book a free timed ticket online in advance to save time on arrival.
No, tickets for Hockney’s Eye include general admission to the Museum and you are welcome to stay and view the permanent collection for as long as you want to, within general opening hours.
Entry to The Heong Gallery is free and you do not need to book a ticket to visit. The Heong Gallery is open Tuesday–Sunday, 12pm–5pm.
You can book up to 15 tickets through the booking page. If you would like to book for a group larger than this, please contact our Education team
If you're no longer able to make the date and time you booked, please contact us by email at email@example.com
Hockney’s Eye exhibition takes place across the first-floor painting galleries in The Fitzwilliam Museum. You can view a room by room guide of the exhibition.
True to Nature will be on display in galleries 11, 12 and 13.
You can enter the Museum via the Founder’s Entrance (step access) or the Courtyard Entrance (step-free access) where you will be greeted by a member of our welcome team. Please have your tickets ready on a phone or printed.
Walk-up tickets for Hockney’s Eye (including general admission) can be booked at the Courtyard Entrance (step-free access). You may need to wait during busy times. Please note that our waiting area is outside.
You may take photographs in the Museum other galleries for non-commercial, personal use only. Full details of our photography and filming policy are available.
A room-by-room map of Hockney’s Eye is available to pick up on arrival, and there are also Museum maps available.
Large print guides are available for Hockney’s Eye. These can be collected from the visitor desks at both entrances to the Museum. Large print guides for the exhibition can also be accessed digitally by scanning the QR codes in the galleries.
Sometimes we have to close gallery spaces for refurbishment and redisplays. These can be temporary or long-term closures and we encourage you to check our Gallery Closure page before visiting to avoid disappointment.
We have a range of exhibition-related talks and events taking place at the Museum, you can view our what’s on programme.
If you have a media enquiry about the exhibition, or to request images and footage for use in the press, please contact our Press team.
We encourage all visitors to wear a face covering during your visit unless you are exempt.
We are continuing to manage visitor numbers through timed tickets. There is hand sanitiser available in key areas, increased cleaning regimes in toilets and other high use areas, and screens in place at all desks. We encourage social distancing where possible.
If you or anyone you live with displays symptoms associated with Covid-19 please stay at home until it is safe to visit the Museum.
You can visit each gallery room for as long or short a time as you like, within general opening hours.