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Liverpool Central Library

William Brown Street, Liverpool L3 8EW, England (Central Liverpool)
44 151 233 3069
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Ranked #1 of 135 Attractions in Liverpool
Type: Libraries
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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The recent restoration is amazing. Combining the old & new this is a fantastic building. The stunning Picton rooms and the great roof terrace giving fab views over the city.

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Macau, Ilhas, Macau
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

My girlfriend said is bored to visit a library but said "great and interesting" after finish a mini tour of it. A great example in the textbook of heritage management.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

The Picton Reading Room is a literal God send. I have spent several hours in this oasis of peace and joy as I've completed aspects of my research. The staff - on all floor levels - of this vast library, are very helpful and all the ones I encountered appeared to be passionate about what they were doing. The noise... More

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wirral
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11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Good modernisation which has greatly improved the facilities but retains all the wonderful original architecture and layout.

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Burnley, Lancashire
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Absolutely surprising and beautifully restored. Popped in today on an art group trip to the Walker Art Gallery and was very impressed. We visited the coffee shop downstairs then very helpful staff directed us up to the 4th floor viewing deck for the fantastic view. Wandered down the floors and through the contrasting Picton Reading Room which is definitely worth... More

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London
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54 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We popped in and was surprised how nice the domed room was. There was a nice exhibition on ww1. Well worth a look around

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england
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52 reviews 52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I used to come here aeons ago and couldn't believe the improvement. All the old crowd pullers are still there (the Picton reading room for instance) but have been given a new lease of life. The new architecture is stunning and the whole thing feels so accessible - to everyone. Every single terminal on every floor was occupied by people... More

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Leipzig, Germany
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18 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

We made our way to the library and inside, there was a nice modern building in which a coffee shop is located,,,we got couple of coffees and sat there for an hour...I liked the atmosphere...

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Rothesay, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We went in just to have a little look, but ended up going back on a daily basis. The history and different rooms are stunning and the outdoor deck on the top is breathtaking. Lots to see even if you aren't looking for a book

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Man on a mission
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23 reviews 23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This new build is fantastic - what more can you want apart from book, books and books? In fact; rows of PC's, a children's area, magazine library and a café. Great stuff.

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