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The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.

The following museums and art galleries are located in Cambridge, England:

  • Round Church Visitor Centre — History of the Round Church, the development of Cambridge and the university
  • Cambridge Museum of Technology — Housed in the sewage pumping station, print room and old machines, local industries and equipment
  • Cambridge Science Centre — Interactive museum of science and technology, which opened in February 2013
  • Cambridge University Library — Events held in the Exhibition Centre
  • Cambridge University Museum of Zoology — University of Cambridge — Specimens and skeletons of fossils, animals, insects and birds from around the world, closed until early 2017
  • Centre for Computing History — Museum telling the story of the Information Age
  • Fitzwilliam MuseumUniversity of Cambridge — Museum with collections of art, manuscripts, coins, medals, and antiquities
  • Kettle's Yard — University of Cambridge Art gallery with collections of contemporary and modern art
  • Lawrence Room at Girton College — features Anglo-Saxon, Egyptian and Mediterranean artifacts
  • Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology — University of Cambridge Archaeological and anthropological artifacts and photographs from around the world, including a totem pole
  • Museum of Cambridge — Museum of the history of Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, regional folklore and local life
  • Museum of Classical ArchaeologyUniversity of Cambridge — Museum of plaster casts of classical Greek and Roman statues and sculpture
  • New Hall Art Collection — Gallery and collection of modern and contemporary art by female artists
  • People's Portraits Exhibition at Girton College — exhibition of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters showing 'ordinary' British people at the verge of the 21st century
  • Ruskin Gallery — art gallery of Anglia Ruskin University
  • The Polar Museum — University of Cambridge — Museum dedicated to the history and science of Arctic and Antarctic exploration
  • Sedgwick Museum — University of Cambridge Museum of fossil animals and plants, dinosaurs, and rocks and minerals
  • Whipple Museum of the History of Science — University of Cambridge Scientific instruments, models and displays on the history of science, dating from medieval times to the present day
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