Skip to main content

The Fitzwilliam Museum at the University of Cambridge

"THE FITZWILLIAM MUSEUM was founded in 1816 by the bequest of the VIIth Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion to the University of Cambridge and contains magnificent collections of works of art and antiquities of national and international importance. These include antiquities from Ancient Egypt, 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."

Format:  Museum
Publisher:  The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge
Publication City:  Cambridge