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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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