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The Fitzwilliam Museum: Our most recommended tours and activities

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.

From Brighton: Full Day Cambridge Tour

2. From Brighton: Full Day Cambridge Tour

Depart from Brighton and set off on a student-friendly full-day tour to Cambridge. Arrive in the city center and embark on a 1-hour guided walking tour which will help you orientate yourself in the historic cobbled streets. During the tour, admire some of the finest university buildings plus many of the famous museums and churches in the city. See the River Cam and witness people punting along the river. Also take a look at other sights including the graduation building called Senate House and, on Saturdays, a bustling outdoor market. After the walking tour, enjoy between 3 and 4 hours of free time to spend as you wish. Sit down for a tasty lunch at one of the many local cafes or restaurants or simply go shopping for souvenirs and gifts. Pop into The Eagle pub where the DNA code was announced. Go inside some of the University Colleges and admire the interior architecture and famous courtyards (entrance costs may apply. Alternatively, take the opportunity to visit one of the many free museums including the spectacular Fitzwilliam Museum. For a real local experience, try your hand at punting along the River Cam. At the end of the tour, board the bus and return back to Brighton where your memorable day trip finishes.

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