Art and museums - Cambridge

Fitzwilliam Museum

Photo of Fitzwilliam Museum

The Fitzwilliam Museum is an art museum belonging to the University of Cambridge and has been open to the public since 1848. It has an impressive collection of over half a million pieces of art.

With art from all over the world including Ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome, you’ll see masterpieces from renowned artists such as Monet, Constable and Picasso.

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Photo courtesy of © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

The Round Church

Photo of the Round ChurchThe Round Church was built around 1130 and is Cambridge’s second oldest building. As one of only four round churches in the UK, it’s a rare gem worth visiting.

The round design is said to have been inspired by the round church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Both Bill Gates and the Dalai Lama have popped into this beautiful church when visiting Cambridge, so it must be worth a look!

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Photo courtesy of Visit England/Iain Lewis