Ancient Library Tour

Ancient Library Tour

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Come and learn more about the Ancient Library and the manuscripts in the Cathedral’s collection.

View and learn a little more about the books in the Cathedral’s Ancient Library with the Library Guides.

The Ancient Library was founded by Dr Miles Mosse in 1595 as a resource for clergy training. There are over 550 books in the Library, mainly printed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

-Each session lasts 30 minutes.
-Please meet at the bottom of the stairs from the Cathedral entrance/ shop to the cloisters.
-The Ancient Library is accessed up a small spiral staircase and is, therefore not accessible to those in wheelchairs, or to prams/ pushchairs.

Times: 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm, 4pm
Tickets: This event is free as it is part of Heritage Open Days!
Booking: Essential - book via the Cathedral website
Venue: St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds

This is a Heritage Open Days 2019 Event promoted by St Edmundsbury Cathedral.

For more Heritage Open Day events click here.

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