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Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.

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Whistler Nocturne


The Gentle Art: Friends and strangers and Palaces in the Night: The urban landscape in Whistler’s prints explore the Museum's collection of etchings, drypoints and lithographs by James McNeill Whist...

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Nespawershefyt's coffin set


The Fitzwilliam Museum launches a new website to share the results of its in-depth study of the ancient Egyptian coffins collection. ...

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Discover how coins and medals change, and were used, as the kingdoms of England and Scotland came together....

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Whistler's Nocturne


The exhibition is developed by Compton Verney, in partnership with The Hunterian, University of Glasgow....

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