Cambridge University Library

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Cambridge University Library is a legal deposit library, meaning that it is entitled to claim a copy of every publication in printed form published in the UK and Ireland. Almost all of this material is claimed and can be consulted in the Library. It also holds extensive collections of books, journals, maps, microfilms, photographs and sound recordings published overseas and has extensive special collections of rare books, manuscripts, and other materials.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 9.00-19.00 (22.00 in full Easter Term), and 9.00-17.00 on Saturdays. The Library is closed on Sundays and for Christmas and Easter (see opening hours page for details).

Admission charges

Private and business researchers may apply to use the Library for reference if their research requires access to materials held at the University Library. Please note that researchers wishing to access the University Library must be aged 18 years or over.
A £10 administration charge for 6 months applies to applicants from non-UK universities and the public.

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Hunden Games

Cluescape II : the Hunden Games

  • 13 May 2016 2:15-9:20pm
Sorry, fully booked

Part of Cambridge University Museums at Night 2016 and back by popular demand!

The year is 1416. The wills of a Mr Loring and Mr Hunden will bequeath to Cambridge University Library some precious first tomes. For safe keeping, the wills have been locked securely away. You have been tasked with procuring the wills on behalf of the Library. You have 50 minutes to travel back in time. With the help of the Library's collections and some famous figures along the way, can you solve the puzzles, crack the codes and find the elusive wills? Take part in this interactive escape game for 2-8 players.

Ages 12+; booking required; Hands-on; Arrive ten minutes before; £10 per team (2-8 players).

Time slots available will be:
14:15-15:05
15:30-16:20
16:45-17:35
18:00-18:50
19:15-20:05
20:30-21:20

Please note that this is the same game that ran for the Cambridge Science Festival 2016

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT HAVE NOW SOLD OUT.

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

£10 per team.

Website

https://www.facebook.com/events/1708126076093952/

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 9DR
England

logo: Museums at Night

Website

www.lib.cam.ac.uk/index.htm

E-mail

general enquiries

library@lib.cam.ac.uk

Telephone

General Enquiries

01223 333000

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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