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Exhibitions and Events: Online Exhibitions

Online Exhibitions

Explore online exhibitions from Cambridge University Libraries below. 

If you're a library that has online exhibitions that are not included in this list, please let us know about them. 

University Library

View the Ghost Words: Reading The Past exhibition online, and take a virtual tour.

You can also view a collection of previous exhibitions, many still available online, on the Exhibitions website, which also includes a look Behind the Scenes

The UL also has videos exploring previous exhibitions on their YouTube channel, such as this video looking at the 600th anniversary exhibition, Lines of Thought: Discoveries that Changed the World.

College Libraries

College libraries with online exhibitions include:

Poster for the Here Be Dragons exhibition from Christ's CollegeChrist's College

Online presentations including:

  • Here be Dragons! Mapping Lands Near & Far
  • The Secrets of Life
  • Treasures of the Old Library

Available at the Christ's College Exhibitions website

Magdalene College

Historical Collections virtual exhibitions including:

  • The Great Fire of London
  • Samuel Pepys' Diary
  • Pepys and Music

Available at the Magdalene College Virtual Exhibitions website.

St John's College

Online exhibitions and illustrated blogs including:

  • Slavery and Abolition
  • Wordsworth at 250
  • Women and St John's College

Available at the St John's College Online Exhibitions website.

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