Queen's College

Interesting
The college, founded in 1446, takes its name from the two queens who were patrons of "Queens' College". Old Court, finished in 1449, is a perfect example of late medieval, red-brick architecture. Erasmus, the philospher, taught Greek here and the brick Erasmus Building, designed in 1960 by Basil Spence, perpetuates his memory. Another recent addition is the glass and concrete Cripp's Court, designed by Powell, Moya and Partners in 1981.

Useful information

Address : 

Silver Street

Price:

3 £

Opening hours

mid Mar-early Oct: 10am-4.30pm; Oct: 2pm-4pm, weekends. 10am-4.30pm; end Oct-mid Mar: 2pm-4pm - closed during examinations

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