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The permanent collections of Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge span both civilisations and millennia. They consist of more than half a million objects of national and international importance.
These include antiquities from Ancient Egypt, Sudan, Greece and Rome, Roman and Romano-Egyptian, Western Asiatic and Cypriot Art; applied arts, including sculpture, furniture, clocks and rugs; coins and medals; illuminated manuscripts and printed books; paintings, drawings and prints.
Founded in 1816 through a bequest of the VIIth Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, the museum is one of the principal art collections in Britain with works by Titian, Veronese, Van Dyck, Monet, Cezanne and Picasso among many others. It also hosts temporary exhibitions.
Fitzwilliam Museum Information
When: Daily; not Mon
Opening Hours: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm; Sun 12pm-5pm
Address: Trumpington Street Cambridge, England, Cambridge, CB2 1RB
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