Fitzwilliam Museum
Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1RB Driving directions
The Green Guide

Useful information

Opening hours

Tue-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun and Mon Bank Hols noon-5pm - closed 24-26 and 31 Dec, 1 Jan


Designed by Georges Basevi in a monumental neo-Classical style, verging on Victorian Baroque, the university's museum opened its doors to the public in 1843. Its treasures include a number of watercolours by Turner (a gift from John Ruskin in 1861), some of William Blake's best works and an outstanding collection of prints by Rembrandt. The lower galleries display Far Eastern, Near Eastern and Classical antiquities.


  • Route from this place
  • Directions to this place
  • Route via this place
  • Nearby hotels
  • Nearby restaurants

Things to see and donearby

Where to sleepnearby

Where to eatnearby

  • From£54
    Mercado Central
    MICHELIN 2022
    710 m - 24 Green Street, Cambridge CB2 3JX
  • From£65
    MICHELIN 2022
    986 m - 38 - 40 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2AD
  • From £25 to £52
    MICHELIN 2022
    1.26 Km - 96a Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 2BD

The Green Guide

Buy on