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Cambridge University Library

Historic Site

West Road

Tel: 01223 333000

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Cambridge University Library

The University Library is a copyright library, it holds over 7 million books & periodicals, and a million maps. The library has an exhibition centre in which members of the public can enjoy the riches of its collection. Exhibitions run for six months

Opening Times

Opening Times (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

* Access to the Library's collections is by reader's card: please see http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/admissions/. Events and Exhibitions publicised on 'Visit Cambridge' are open to the general public.

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