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Mitchell Library

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Neighborhood: Anderston
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Address: North Street | Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN, Scotland
Phone Number: 44-141-287-2999
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Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Beautiful but System is antiquated

This Stunning Mitchell building is a beautiful piece of architecture and although the 70's block at the back once seemed hideous it has aged well. Its a shame the library is a wee... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

This Stunning Mitchell building is a beautiful piece of architecture and although the 70's block at the back once seemed hideous it has aged well. Its a shame the library is a wee bit antiquated.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Brilliant library with first class facilities for family history research. The cafe facilities are good and not over priced. Just wish I lived nearer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great place for using the records for family history research and has cafeteria facilities if you wish to spend a whole day on your family tree

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful library filled with wonders from family history, Glasgow history, old newspapers and books.What a stunning building.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We visited the library to view a temporary exhibition on the history of cinema (which was excellent). The building is beautiful with an imposing facade, and the interior is just as impressive. The staff was helpful and friendly. When you enter via the main entrance, look up to see the spiral staircase!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The BFM had the pleasure of visiting the Mitchell Library. 201 North Street Glasgow G3 7DN Scotland +44 141 287 2872 It's set in an amazing building, which looks even more stunning at night all lit up. It's a great place housing over one million items.It is one of Europes largest libraries. There are various displays and collections to check... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Very helpful staff we went to a talk on illustrated Glasgow, I am sorry I can't remember the very interesting Man's name. As a visitor to Glasgow what he told us about the City in a very short time made our visit much more interesting. This was a free talk organised and advertised by the staff of the wonderful Mitchell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went to a concert in the theatre there. Very intimate venue. Within walking distance of central Glasgow.

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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Great theatre for a concert nice size to see musivcian and and bands Staff helpful and bar coped well with interval queue

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Aldridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Possibly the best library in the world.easily walking distance o fcentral station. No dislike about the place.

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