Radcliffe Camera (Rad Cam) is a library situated in Oxford, England. It was built in 1737-49 having been designed by James Gibbs to a Neoclassical style. It is owned by the University of Oxford and it is their main library building. The architecture of the building is grand, it is as stunning on the outside as it is on the inside. The library for a period specialised on the sciences but it now covers a lot more subjects. It is the place to go in the city for book research.
The library is situated in the city centre. It is around a 15-minute walk away from ‘Oxford’ train station. The 1, 5 and 10 buses stop a short walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
During the week the library is open 9am-10pm; at weekends the library operates on shorter hours, 10am-4pm on Saturdays and 12pm-6pm on Sundays. Tours run at the library building at 9.15am on Wednesday and Saturdays and 11.15am and 1.15pm on a Sunday. Tours cost £14.