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Pepys Library At Magdalene College, Cambridge

Magdalene College

The Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge contains three thousand books donated to Magdalene by Samuel Pepys in 1703. The six volumes of his famous Diary, coded in shorthand and Latin are kept here. The library is in the second courtyard and is open to visitors, for up to two hours a day.



Opening Times:Please use contact details below.

Parties of ten or more by appointment only.



Address: Magdalene College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB3 0AG

Directions: Magdalene College is in Magdalene Street, near the junction with Chesterton Lane. Click here for an interactive map centred on Magdalene College.


telephone: 01223 332125


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