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Excellent collection

A rich library. Readers go here to have references about History of London. A collection of almost... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
ranjanapathak
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Talbot House: An Oasis in a World Gone Crazy

A City of London tour guide alerted us to this small exhibition in the Guildhall Library which is... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2015
Gerry W
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Guildhall Library is the library of London history. Comprising over 200,000 titles from the 15th to the 21st centuries, we cover all aspects of London life; hold extensive collections on maritime history, business history, and wine and food; and...more
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Reviewed August 9, 2017

A rich library. Readers go here to have references about History of London. A collection of almost 200,000 books is there. News papers, periodicals are available. Photography is not permitted. They hold many events and exhibitions. Good we found time to visit this place.

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Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

We visited specifically to see one of their small exhibitions, about Roman London. On arriving, as we entered, we were told that it had closed. As it happened, it hadn't - it still has ten days to run. We persisted, and saw the exhibition. In...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2015

A great place to visit if you are interested in London's history. It is sited next to the City Business Library (great for lots of free business information and some inexpensive courses). I went along for a short training session and stayed the rest of...More

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Reviewed November 18, 2015

A City of London tour guide alerted us to this small exhibition in the Guildhall Library which is running from 12 Oct - 8 Jan 2016. It tells the story of how in 1915, army chaplain Philip 'Tubby' Clayton established the Everyman's Club at Talbot...More

Thank Gerry W
Reviewed December 18, 2013

I have attended many of the regular evening events held at Guildhall Library since they were introduced around 18 months ago. The topics are wide-ranging and varied, but almost always relevant to the libraries key collections, the History of London, Maritime, or Food. Some of...More

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City of London
From its ancient past as a Roman trading outpost to
its 21st century status as the wealthiest square mile
in the world, the financial district known simply as
“The City” is one of London's most historic and
fascinating neighborhoods. Here high rise office
towers such as Norman Foster’s Gherkin mingle with
Roman ruins and architectural marvels from virtually
every era in between, including Christopher Wren's
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