Pepys Library

Regarded as the jewel in the crown of Magdalene College, Cambridge, the Pepys Library is a rare example of a 17th-century private library. The library houses Samuel Pepys’s original diaries and remains one of the most significant collections of books, manuscripts, documents and prints acquired by any private individual. Visit the treasures of the library collected over Pepys’s lifetime and still preserved in the original oak bookcases.

Regarded as the jewel in the crown of Magdalene College, Cambridge, the Pepys Library is a rare example of a 17th-century private library. The library houses Samuel Pepys’s original diaries and remains one of the most significant collections of books, manuscripts, documents and prints acquired by any private individual. Visit the treasures of the library collected over Pepys’s lifetime and still preserved in the original oak bookcases.

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