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Mitchell Library

Mitchell Library 201 North Street | Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN, Scotland
+44 141 287 2999
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Mitchell Library 201 North Street | Charing Cross, Glasgow G3 7DN, Scotland
+44 141 287 2999
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something magical about this library it really is one of Glasgow's must visit buildings so much too see beauful inside & out.

Thank QueenieAyrshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

what aq great collection this Library has and also a very good section for researching family history. Definitely worth visiting

Thank campbell2638
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best value is to book a computer in the Genealogy Service room and be prepared to arrive at 9.30am and stay until 4pm as it costs £15 for the day or part of a day. If you want to print off records or certificates you...More

Thank annedw_13
Reviewed June 7, 2017

Was looking for somewhere to study while on business in the area, and the library had a fantastic reading room. Everyone very respectful, so quiet you could hear a pin drop. And everyone was drinking Irn-Bru!

Thank cluaps
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

I'm writing as I read a dreadful review and wanted to record that my experience at the Archives of the Mitchell Library was completely different. I went for the first time, and it won't be the last, to do some family research. The staff in...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Clearly well used & well loved. The study space was pretty much full but completely quiet which was great to concentrate. Quite a big cafe area, got a very decent cuppa. Has public loos which were nice & clean. Also a shop.

Thank DonaldChump
Reviewed May 17, 2017

Loved this place since first sight. Not only a beautiful building but inside a pleasure to just look at. Spent many hours reading here and just looking around it. Love it

Thank Angela O
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Went to do some looking for ancestors burial locations. Was helped by really nice staff that couldn't of been nicer or more helpful. Great building but a bit stuffy and I really appreciated the fresh outdoors when I got out. Brought a couple of coffees...More

Thank Y3253JTmarkf
Reviewed April 29, 2017

The Mitchell Library houses a large local archive, as well as the Special Collections room that gives you access to a vast range of records, and a newspaper collection held on microfilm. Both rooms had very helpful and patient staff who were able to offer...More

Thank Viatori-lasso
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This is not only a library, it host a fantastic theatre and many local groups use it for talks and social gatherings. It has its own cafe, with an I.T area, which if your a member of any Glasgow library you can access the computers...More

Thank Frances P
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