Gonville and Caius College

Founded in 1348 and again in 1557 by John Caius (pronounced "keys"), a Renaissance scholar and physician to King Edward VI and Queen Mary. To symbolise a scholar's progress, Caius devised a series of gates with evocative names: he enters through the Gate of Humility and then progresses into Caius Court via the Gate of VIrtue, before finally passing through the Gate of Honour to receive his degree in what is now the Senate House.

Useful information

Address:

Trinity Street, CB2 1TA Cambridge

Phone:

+44 1223 332400

Opening hours

daily except weekends and Bank Hols 9am-2pm - closed end Apr-mid Jun, Christmas and Easter

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