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Garrison Library

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Ranked #23 of 27 Attractions in Gibraltar
Type: Libraries, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Libraries, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural

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English first
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Very much open to the public. If there are more friendly, helpful, knowledgeable 'staff' in any establishment in Gibraltar, I have not discovered them. The history of this magnificent memorial to British military history in Gibraltar is astonishing. Its founding and funding involving princes and prime ministers and private individual military officers. Beautiful gardens - front and rear - that... More 

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Portsmouth, Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Recently taken over by the Gibraltar Government from the MOD. A vast record of the documentary history of Gibraltar. The Staff were very willing and helpful and I will return for more research

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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

We went on an organised tour which took place at 11:00 on a Friday. This was an interesting insight into the history of the Garrison

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2012

Sadly I am no longer sure if this building is open to the public after it was handed over to the government of gibraltar last year. previously the garrison librarian had taken tours around the building and grounds. Charity coffee mornings were held there and were attended by the great and the good of the mixed community. The old colonial... More 

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London, UK
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62 reviews 62 reviews
20 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

A nil-cost tour (donations welcome but no charge) of this amazing historic building. The guide was very knowledgeable and it was a real pleasure to learn from him.

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