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Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00


Tim Knox to leave the Fitzwilliam Museum

Her Majesty The Queen has appointed Mr Tim Knox as the new Director of the Royal Collection Trust.

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Original manuscripts from the literary archives on display

Famous manuscripts of masterpieces by Thomas Hardy and Virginia Woolf among others are on display for #ExploreArchivesWeek. These treasures, rarely on show, will be in Gallery 3 until January 7.

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The Fitzwilliam Museum Annual Review 2016

A portrait of the life of the Fitzwilliam Museum in 2016.

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November late night opening

On Wednesday 15 November there is a special after hours opening of the Museum until 9pm.

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First research on Degas' only three wax models in UK

Edgar Degas’ wax sculptures give up their secrets 100 years after his death. They are currently on display in, Degas: A Passion for Perfection .

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New Alan Turing archives on show

A new exhibition Codebreakers and Groundbreakers displays unseen material from the Alan Turing archive held at King's College Cambridge.

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Town and Gown 10k run

Road closures around the Museum for Sunday’s 10k run

This Sunday 22 October the Cambridge Town and Gown 10k run will go through the city, with road closures starting at 8.00.

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Children in gallery

October half term week at the Fitzwilliam

Come and visit us this October half term - see our new exhibitions, attend an event, or pick up free resources to discover the Museum.

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Saturday 9th September

As part of their performances around Cambridge The Hertfordshire Holly Morris Dancers will be performing on the path outside the Courtyard entrance from about 10.45-11.15 on Saturday 9th September. To allow visitor access via this entrance there will be breaks in between their dances.

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Cancelled: Family Film Screening of The Jungle Book

Due to adverse weather conditions, we regret to announce that this evening's Family Film Screening of The Jungle Book , due to take place from 7:30pm at the Fitzwilliam Museum, has been cancelled.

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