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Biblioteca Nacional de Uruguay

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Address: Av. 18 de Julio 1790, Montevideo 11200, Uruguay
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+598 2400 5385
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Very accessible, even to visitors from outside the country

This was particularly important, as my son was seeking access to some archival information. The staff were very friendly, and helped us find what we were looking for. I was... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2015
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Rexburg, Idaho
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 21, 2016

I was visiting from the US. I work in a public library, so I always love to see libraries wherever I travel. This was a beautiful building inside, and the staff was so welcoming. I speak little Spanish, but was visiting with family who translated for us. The staff went out of their way to give me booklets and materials... More 

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Montevideo
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 26, 2016

This is a National Library, but not the kind you are used to in the northern hemisphere. A very fine building, holding an entire collection, quite outdated. Besides that, you can enter and have a look freely.

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Rexburg, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2015

This was particularly important, as my son was seeking access to some archival information. The staff were very friendly, and helped us find what we were looking for. I was impressed with the order of things, and how all the workers would walk us to the place we needed to go, rather than just tell us.

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Manistique, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed November 25, 2015

We went here because it is right next door to the Universidad de Republica, there was a reading week being promoted. We just went inside the door to take a peek, and one friendly librarian, gave us a tour of it, and some its history, A very cool place, and so very nice of the Librarian, to give us a... More 

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