St John's College,, St John's Street,, CB2 1TP, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 1TP
St John's Old Library was built in 1624 and houses a collection of over 30,000 early printed books as well as many medieval and early manuscripts, personal items and artefacts from famous almuni. In the 17th century, the Library was the largest in Cambridge, and kings, princes and nobles were regular visitors. The collections are still in use by researchers from around the globe. An exhibition of some treasures of the collections will be on display, including the College’s oldest manuscript
This event took place in September 2013 and the entry is now archived.
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Ages 8 +
University of Cambridge
Date last modified: 2nd August 2013 at 12:16