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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00

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The Fact Sheets provide background information on a selection of works used most frequently by school groups in the Museum. The fact sheets are availabe in PDF format which you can download by clicking on the links below.

Please check before your visit that all the objects you are hoping to see are on display as items may be removed for conservation work or loans to other galleries.

Ancient Egyptians

Ancient Greeks

The Tudors

Renaissance

  

Portraits

Impressionism

Reading Paintings

   

How Did They Do That? Science and Technology in Ancient Egypt

Wed, 22 Mar 2017

Designing an interactive Quest for 8-14 year olds We are excited to announce the launch of a new interactive quest for 8-14 year olds based around the sarcophagus lid of … Continue reading


Design Thinking – Designing a new family guide for the Fitzwilliam

Wed, 15 Mar 2017

What are the right questions to ask when designing a new resource or service? What methods can we use to assist collaborative and creative thinking? Marco Mason, a Marie Curie … Continue reading


The Arts Award in Schools Project

Fri, 10 Mar 2017

Last summer the University of Cambridge Museums were awarded a contract by My Cambridge, the Local Cultural Education Partnership for Cambridge, to deliver a collaborative Arts Award project with 4 … Continue reading


What do teachers want from a digital museum resource?

Thu, 09 Mar 2017

In January to March 2016 a team of University of Cambridge Museum educators (Kate Noble from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Naomi Chapman from the Polar Museum and Sarah-Jane Harknett from the … Continue reading


Social Change & Young Leaders

Wed, 08 Mar 2017

At the end of January I attended the final three-day session of the Extend Leadership Programme at the Tetley in Leeds. Led by engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, … Continue reading