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Bicentenary Trailer

The Fitzwilliam Museum turns 200 this year and we’re releasing a short film to celebrate.

Lord Fitzwilliam died on the 4th of February 1816, and founded the Fitzwilliam Museum through the bequest to the University of Cambridge of his splendid collection of art, books and manuscripts, along with £100,000 to build the Museum.

This generous gift began the story of one of the finest museums in Britain, which now houses over half a million artworks and antiquities.

Sunday 21st February 2016

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