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National Library of Wales

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Address: Aberystwyth, Wales
Phone Number: 01970-632-800
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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visted the Dylan Thomas exhibition

Lovely building with amazing views over cardigan bay ...really enjoyed the Dylan Thomas exhibition..Will be visiting again soon

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely building with amazing views over cardigan bay ...really enjoyed the Dylan Thomas exhibition..Will be visiting again soon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

On being shown around the town of Aberystwyth by a friend we popped in to the Library for a bite to eat/cup of coffee and, rather cheekily, to use their wi-fi. We were told this was not possible unless we were "a reader". What did this entail? Well we were sat down by a charming young lady in front of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

There is not a lot to do in Aberystwyth but visitors will notice the imposing building overlooking the town. It is well worth visiting as this is the hallowed shrine to Welsh culture. It has been built at great expense and there is a reverent quietness about it as you glide over the deep carpets. It is quiet and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Saw the Jones Griffiths photographic exhibition which was thought provoking and very well displayed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The staff at the National Library of Wales was incredibly helpful. They went above & beyond the call of duty to assist us in our research. The in-house cafeteria had a wide selection of food & drink for sale.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Went on a guided tour, and despite not being Welsh, really enjoyed the history of the place. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Nice café for light refreshments.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I only have great things to say about the National Library of Wales - spent most of my second and final years there whilst studying Geography at the University. Great system available which allows you to order from the plethora of books available. Much better for students as the books are reserved for you and you go in and read... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Aberystwyth Library has a good assortment of books, comfortable seating and wonderful lighting. We sampled some new releases as our umbrellas and raincoats dried.

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Westminster, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Do your homework first and come with questions about your ancestors and where they may have come from in Wales. Everyone was very helpful.

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Thornhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Didn't have time to use this library as heading up the hill to the Arts Centre but did have lunch which was very healthy, tasty and inexpensive.

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Additional Information about National Library of Wales

Address: Aberystwyth, Wales
Phone Number: 01970-632-800
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Ceredigion  >  Aberystwyth
Open Hours:
Monday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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