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The British Library

Thorpe Arch Park | (NOT the London branch of the British Library), Wetherby LS23 7BQ, England
+44 330 333 1144
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Unmissable

Aside the amazing architecture, the British Library offers a variety of exhibitions, seminars, and... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2017
TravelReviewer1983
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London, United Kingdom
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Two well-spent hours

Came with the sole purpose of browsing through the Treasures exhibit and was not disappointed. The... read more

Reviewed September 19, 2017
micamira
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Hong Kong
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Dec 1, 2017
“Unmissable ”
Sep 19, 2017
“Two well-spent hours”
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Thorpe Arch Park | (NOT the London branch of the British Library), Wetherby LS23 7BQ, England
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Reviewed December 1, 2017 via mobile

Aside the amazing architecture, the British Library offers a variety of exhibitions, seminars, and activities. Simply unmissable

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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Came with the sole purpose of browsing through the Treasures exhibit and was not disappointed. The original manuscripts and editions in the collection are truly wonderful to behold. The gift shop is also worth a stop.

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Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

I have visited this morning the Russian exhibition at the British Library. Just want to say how fantastic the exhibition was. I wanted to come back and see it again so I was advised by the information desk ( membership desk) that if I took...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Though I have been in London many times, this is the first time I went to British library and it is an amazing Library to be seen (even if you cannot take a book and read there,since you need to have a readers registration which...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2017

Excellent research facility and efficient and welcoming staff. If you need to visit, be assured of an effective reseaech experience

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Went as I have a huge love of books and the concept of published knowledge free to the masses. The gallery to the left as you enter has some amazing national treasures and the guided tour is fantastic and delivered by passionate staff on the...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2016

The British library has some of the oldest books, manuals, journals in history hidden in there cellar, books going back to 1600s. If you know what your looking for, if they don't have it they can get books from America, Europe if it's a unique...More

Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed September 25, 2016

Reservations for the temporary exhibition were recommended, but unnecessary at 10 a.m. During our visit, "Shakespeare in Ten Acts" told the story of his life, career, collaborations, productions, recent stagings, and even forgeries by others. Based on the excellence of this exhibition I recommend viewing...More

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Reviewed December 11, 2015

This is such a fascinating place to visit! Our guided tour took us to view the automated book retrieval system which is robot driven and continuously on the move then onto digital document scanning. There is a café on site which I did not visit....More

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Reviewed June 22, 2015

A stunning entry into the key elements of the British concept of justice! The story of a King sowing the seeds of his own destruction, deceit with Pope Innocent III, and the inevitable show down with local nobility, with a further twist. Then all the...More

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