200 Years at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Cambridge museum celebrates its 200th anniversary this year

A majestic, grand landmark in our city, in 2016 the fabulous Fitz celebrates 200 years of enlightening Cambridge residents through its ever-fascinating array of exhibitions, talks and events. There’s lots planned in honour of the anniversary, with highlights including an exhibition about the museum itself entitled Celebrating the First 200 Years, which will offer a timeline of key characters and themes in the museum’s history.

On 23 February, the first major exhibition of the celebrations opens. Death on the Nile explores death and religion in ancient Egypt and how it changed over 4,000 years. Expect gold, ghosts and mystery...