Learning and Teaching

Private Scholar & Public Servant

Work by Hand & Brain

Calculation and Controversy

Glory and Gravity

Making Sense of Motion

From Library to Laboratory

Duty and Dominion

Footprints of the Lion

Cambridge Unviersity Library

Previous Exhibitions

Newton lectures

Opening times and map


This exhibition ran from 9 October 2001 to 23 March 2002

Exhibition centre open Monday-Friday 09.00-18.00, Saturday 09.00-16.30

The University Library is a few minutes walk from "The Backs" and about ten minutes' walk from the city centre. There is no car parking for visitors, but pay-and-display spaces are usually available on Queens' Road or West Road. Cambridge railway station is served by a frequent shuttle bus service to the city centre. "Guide Friday" and "Cambridge Classic Tour" buses stop close to the Library.
Admission is free

Visitors with disabilities

There is a special entrance to the Exhibition Centre for wheelchair users and two reserved parking spaces for orange-badge holders. Please telephone in advance to ensure a successful visit: 01223 333030.

For further information, e-mail

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