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Armstrong Browning Library and Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful Library

When in Waco, take a needed break from shopping and visit this lovely library; it is absolutely... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Karen M
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Well worth a visit.

This library is more like a museum. Absolutely gorgeous stained glass windows, architecture, wood... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
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The Armstrong Browning Library, free and open to the public, is located on the campus of Baylor University. It is a 19th-century research center dedicated to the study of the lives and works of Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning...more
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710 Speight Avenue, One Bear Place #97152, Waco, TX 76798
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

When in Waco, take a needed break from shopping and visit this lovely library; it is absolutely beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
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JustinK2618, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We are so glad you were able to stop by and take in the tranquility here at the ABL!

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This library is more like a museum. Absolutely gorgeous stained glass windows, architecture, wood floors, painting, sculptures, etc. You realize it is still a library when you come upon the students studying in this beautiful place. Spectacular restrooms.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank konradvonhochstaden
JustinK2618, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thanks for stopping by! We're glad there were students using the ABL to study when you walked through, just as Dr. Armstrong would have wanted.

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Take a few peaceful minutes to stroll through these elegant galleries - the windows are exceptional.

Date of experience: October 2018
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JustinK2618, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed our stained-glass windows! Thank you for stopping by!

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We loved this museum - totally unexpected. After you walk through 1500 pound bronze doors, you will be transported. We asked for a tour and were fortunate to be guided by Kasie who brought the museum to life for us.

Date of experience: September 2018
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JustinK2618, Tour Guide and Facilities Assitant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

We are always glad to provide guided tours when we have a host on hand to give them! We are fortunate to have Kacie with us here at the ABL and will pass along your kind words to her!

Reviewed August 27, 2018

This building and the things inside are world-class in every respect, especially if you are a fan of the poetry of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning. When you go inside, be prepared for quietness and awe as you enjoy stained-glass windows, sculptures, and the writings...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Justin K, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

We are so glad you were able to stop by and take in our collection!

Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

As a retired University professor I have been in many libraries during my academic career, this is by far the most beautiful and impressive one I have seen! It is truly a must see if you are in Waco! It is free and open to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Justin K, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

We are glad you found our library! And we agree: the Armstrong Browning Library is a must-see in Waco!

Reviewed August 19, 2018

The architecture and stained glass in this space was beautiful. The tour guides were students and very knowledgeable.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Justin K, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

We are very proud of our Student Hosts and their willingness to assist our visitors. We are glad you stopped by and that they were able to enhance your visit to the ABL!

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

The unique opportunity to see the works of Robert Barret Browning in this beautiful venue is a plus to visitors on Baylor campus. It is the romantic choice of many proposals of matrimony for BU students.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Justin K, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad our space is special to visitors and Baylor Bears alike!

Reviewed August 8, 2018

Renewed my interest in these poets. The stained glass is amazing. I didn't know this place was here until we took the Waco Tour. I just had to come back. You only need about 1 hour here.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Justin K, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

Thanks for stopping by! We're glad the Waco Tours points people in our direction on their tours!

Reviewed July 21, 2018

If you are interested in poetry or if you are interested in furniture, stained glas, history, this is the place to visit in Waco. The Library is a part of Baylor University, located close to I35. Parking in the street at the building. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Justin K, Tour Guide and Facilities Assistant at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you for your review! We are glad you enjoyed your visit!

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