Housed in a beautiful 19th-century building, the Fitzwilliam collection is one of the UK's most important selections of historical and cultural works. This stunning museum contains works by the world's greatest artists, sculptors, makers, writers and musicians throughout history.
Let this unique assembly take you on a journey from prehistoric times, through to ancient Greece and Rome, Egypt, and medieval Japan, all the way to modern-day Britain. As you explore, listen to the fascinating tales of your guide - Richard, VII Viscount Fitzwilliam - whose gifts began this stunning collection.
Through Fitzwilliam's stories, you'll get a window into the battlefields of Medieval Europe, the lives of travelling Roman merchants, the Renaissance stories of Florentine lovers, and the incredible tale of the 6 foot 7 inches strongman, The Great Belzoni. The Fitzwilliam museum really does contain the whole world within its walls.