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Peabody Library

17 E. Mount Vernon Pl., Baltimore, MD 21202 (Mount Vernon)
410 659 8179
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Ranked #14 of 157 Attractions in Baltimore
Type: Libraries
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Millsboro, Delaware
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Along with the history, going uptown, and all that the Library offers, this too is a must see. Many Benefit/Fundraisers here also...

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Famous library that is huge and a place I used to go as a kid and do my schoolwork. Long before there were computers. lol

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Dayton, Ohio
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

A local told us about the Peabody since we said we were going to the Walters Museum we decided to try. It was literally across the street. This place is grand and you feel it from the moment you enter. I felt smarter when I left! Building like this aren't built today so visit this and get an idea of... More

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Hampstead
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45 reviews 45 reviews
37 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Must see!!! This library is absolutely breathtaking. Take the stairs up into the Peabody Institute and turn left into the gallery. library doors will be on your right.

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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is located in the Mt. Washington area of Baltimore, near the very first monument erected for George Washington in our nation. The world famous Peabody Institute houses this great library.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped in to see the wonder of the cathedral of books. We rode in on our bikes but were told if we lock them up on the street the police will chain them (no bikes allowed around Peabody). The very friendly lady at the front desk offered us to bring out bikes in and carry them down a few... More

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Birmingham, Alabama, USA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

"WOW"...that's the response when you walk into this amazing space! We were fortunate to be invited to a wedding with dinner served at the library. The space is absolutely breathtaking! It's also very cool due to keeping the books at a lower temperature. This was a dinner we will never forget.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Walk into this library and be prepared for a bearth taking sight. It ia the most beatiful interior in the city and possibly in the state It id a place I continue to revisit and always find something new of interest and surprise. Take you camera and enjoy

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Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I'm a bit of a bibliomaniac so I loved this place! It's absolutely beautiful and smell like lots of old books! :) The first time we went it was closed for a private event. We made it a point to go back on another day to see it...so glad we did!

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

A beautiful wedding setting! would like to comeback and visit to tour library. It is a very neat building.

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