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Corpus Christi College, Taylor Library | Cambridge University, Cambridge, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a very unusual clock sculpture in a window by Great St Mary's church. You can see the giant grasshopper bobbing up and down measuring the seconds. The information panel is no longer there, but it is pretty easy to work out the time...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jeff1903
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely piece of artwork and machinery in a setting thats absolutely lovely and highly recommend that you see it.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dawn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Watching the clock move is mesmerising, the cricket on the top eating time is a very strange and fascinating thing to watch; the clock stops and for a moment time stops; quite disconcerting to see a clock just stop having watched it for a few...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mikex882
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth diverting to see, but you will only spend a few minutes here, it is just a clock with a lovely mechanism so don't expect to be here long, but definitely worth going to on route elsewhere!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank fuzzysherman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It really is a wonderful thing to watch the movement of this amazing clock and not to be missed when in Cambridge

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ronborrett
Reviewed August 13, 2019

such an interesting concept. time flies when you are having fun and crawls when you are bored. enjoy it while you can. taking a photo can be a nightmare as the stream of tourists (on a Sunday) does not seem to end.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ABeh
Reviewed August 8, 2019

If you're walking up the street by Kings you can't really miss the clock as it's in a glass casing on the corner of the Corpus library, hence its name. It was put there in 2008 and depicts a locust pulling a cogged wheel round....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Julie P
Reviewed August 8, 2019

We came passed this corner opposite King's College while we were looking for a place to eat. We did not know it was there. Intriguing thing to watch.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alierommers640
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Was told it is a must see. Not so. Very disappointing. Nothing to do with Cambridge history. Two minutes and move on.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BerniInns
Reviewed July 27, 2019

A most unusual clock - most mesmerising to stand and watch! I used it to set my watch to a more accurate time.

Date of experience: July 2019
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