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Mitchell Library

Address: North Street | Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN, Scotland (Anderston)
Phone Number: 44-141-287-2999
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Ranked #19 of 141 Attractions in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
Hours:
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

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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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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troon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

One of the most imposing buildings in Glasgow. Much loved by students as a library and adjacent bars / restaurants. Picture of the library adorns the first Deacon Blue album (I think)

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It is so spacious, you don't realise how big it is inside. Loved everything about it. Had a lovely atmosphere.

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11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

One of the best municipal libraries and was able to catch Kirsty Wark in a very small group as part of reading Week talking about her novel - which I then went and bought and am reading.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

The building is amazing, especially when flood-lit after dark. Once inside it is truly great, with a useful cafe, and various departments as befits any main library. Definitely worth a visit.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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48 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

You could literally spend a whole day here with over one million books and almost 100 PCs to research what you are looking for, Spend some time in the onsite café with free wifi. The building is a great example of Glasgow's amazing architectural skyline and history.

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Scotland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

If you want to consult the catalogue of the Mitchell from their website, you are out of luck. It must be the only library in the UK that doesn't even mention the catalogue. You have to know that to see what they have, you need to go to another website: libcat.csglasgow.org. And then you find that you can only access... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Definitely a must see in glasow, the building alone is beautiful and the history behind it outstanding. go.

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