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Naval History Library

Central Library | Drake Circus, Plymouth PL4 8AL, England
44 1752 385909
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Ranked #67 of 94 Attractions in Plymouth
Type: Libraries, Cultural
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

This has some much interesting information, good for children who are over 7yrs. Excellent for adults so much can be learned about the naval history of Plymouth

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Chris G, General Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive comments. More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

Huge amount of material to either read through or research in this section of the central library. Well worth a look if you have any interest in anything nautical. The staff are also extremely helpful and knowledgeable if you need guidance or assistance. Treasure this important resource Plymouth.

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Chris G, Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this review

Thank you, Mark. The team really appreciate your kind remarks as they're working hard to improve the presentation and care of the collections and the service they provide. It sounds as if the move into what was the old Reference Library, with so much extra space, is something that we've got right :-) More 

Tavistock, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

as far as we are concerned any history re our services its well worth a look, its very informative............................................

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Chris G, Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this review

Thanks, Julie. We really appreciate all feedback from customers. The collection is huge and we're trying to make as much as possible directly available now. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2011

Upstairs in the central library is the local history section and also the naval history. A good shot at both but it is all looking a bit run down and could be so much better with some extra resources. The naval section will be all the more important as the navy itself strings and the dockyard may be closed. I... More 

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Chris G, Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review the Naval History Library. As you'll have seen since your review, we've been working hard to integrate and update it with our other history collections. That work hasn't ended so please look in from time to time and see what's new. More 

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