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The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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Cambridge: Hidden Gems City Exploration Game

1. Cambridge: Hidden Gems City Exploration Game

Go on an adventure around Cambridge and see some of its hidden gems. The exploration game starts at the Pitt Building, and it will take you between 1.5 to 2 hours to complete the game. You can also explore at your own pace. Pause the game and resume from the location where you paused it. The final stop of the game will be Cambridge Union. Follow the directions on your phone and let an exciting story unfold as you solve fun challenges. Explore the Mathematical Bridge, a popular bridge connecting the two parts of Queens' College. Find out more about the myths of how Newton built the Mathematical bridge himself and how it can hold up without bolts. See the Fitzwilliam Museum, the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge, and learn about the history of the place. Discover some of the lesser-known corners of Cambridge during this exciting journey.

Cambridge Alumni-Led Walking & Bus Tour w/opt King's College

2. Cambridge Alumni-Led Walking & Bus Tour w/opt King's College

BECOME A TIME TRAVELER In just an hour and a half, walk through a thousand years of human history: from an Anglo-Saxon church tower to a contemporary (and controversial) clock that doesn’t even tell the time properly. See the rooms where Newton wrote his theory of gravity and hear the truth behind the apple tree myth. Visit the pub where Watson and Crick announced one of the greatest discoveries of the twentieth century. Marvel at some of the greatest examples of Gothic and Neoclassical architecture in the world. Inspiring, baffling, and downright outrageous: Cambridge is a city full of stories waiting to be told. THE STUDENT’S STORY Cambridge is nothing without its students, and it’s the students who make our walking tours so special. Combining a deep passion for the city’s history and architecture with the knowledge and experience of an insider, all our tour guides are either graduates or current students of the University of Cambridge. You hear all about what the students really get up to – from “college parents” to lavish May Balls and the dreaded all-nighters in-between. Which college is the poshest one, and which is the richest? Which one has a communist flag in its bar? As well as hearing it all from the horse’s mouth, you get to see inside up to two colleges, with highlights including the beautiful Pembroke College Chapel and gardens. This is the real Cambridge as experienced from within the college walls. Our classic 90-minute Cambridge tour covers some of the following highlights: Trinity Hall College Trinity College The Wren Library Corpus Christi College Pembroke College Queens’ College King’s College Clare College The Senate House Gonville and Caius College St Catherine’s College Great St Mary’s Church The Eagle Pub The Corpus Clock The Round Church Famous town stories, and more… This is a shared walking tour conducted in English. All colleges entered on our classic tour route are included in your ticket price, however, college availability varies from day to day, meaning we cannot always guarantee specific college access. City Sightseeing is back! Our buses visit 18 locations with 9 different audio guides that allow everyone to enjoy the sights and sounds of Cambridge. Visit the beautiful Botanic Gardens, discover countless years of history at Cambridge’s many museums and explore our bustling retail hubs. Our buses stop by some of the best attractions around the city including, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Silver Street, The American Cemetery, Kettles Yard and so much more, there truly is something for everyone. As well as enjoying 360 panoramic views of the city by open-top bus, you can now experience Cambridge like never before with our multiple joint ticket options!

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What people are saying about The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

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3.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Good story and exploration of the city. Some interesting points along the way.