FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM

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Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge. It was founded in 1816 with the legacy of the library and art collection of Richard FitzWilliam, 7th Viscount FitzWilliam. Its collections include antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome; medieval and renaissance art; English and European pottery and glass, furniture, clocks, fans, armour; Chinese, Japanese and Korean art; coins and medals; literary and music manuscripts and rare printed books; paintings, including works by Titian, Rubens, Van Dyck, Canaletto, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Constable, Monet, Degas, Renoir, Cézanne and Picasso. The building itself is stunning too!

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Trumpington Street
Cambridge
County
Cambridgeshire
Post Code
CB2 1RB
Main Historic Period
All
Useful Website Address
Tip/Nearby
City Centre location close to other colleges and sights
Primary Management
Educational establisment

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