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“Beautifully presented, knowledgable staff”

Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibitions
Ranked #2 of 53 things to do in Hereford
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Owner description: The above website is currently under construction so you might try http://www.herefordwebpages.co.uk/mapmundi.shtml & http://www.herefordcathedral.org/about/archive/chained_library.html also.Thanks,David KennedyAlthough the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library are in the same location as Hereford Cathedral, they have their own purpose-built building and carry a separate admission fee.
north east Hampshire
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“Beautifully presented, knowledgable staff”
Reviewed November 4, 2012

Visited the Mappa Mundi on a quiet Friday afternoon, so we were the only people there. The map is a fascinating artefact, giving an interesting perspective of the world. The chained library is also fascinating - I am glad that libraries are more user friendly nowadays!! The staff were knowledgable and happy to let us browse, but also pleased to share their expertise. A must visit if you are in Hereford.

Visited October 2012
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“Very interesting”
Reviewed November 3, 2012

We visited the Mappa Mundi and chained library and found the exhibition very good. There were informative staff who pointed out interesting things to see and an excellent commentary.

Visited October 2012
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Hemingby, United Kingdom
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“Fascinating, well presented”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

The exhibition was well presented and informative. The new building housing the chained library blended well with the more ancient parts of Hereford Cathedral. All in all a worthwhile visit.

Visited November 2012
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martingirl129
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“Mappa Mundi”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

Mappa Mundi is housed in the cathedral.Mappa Mundi I believe is the oldest map of the world in existence very interesting.This was my second visit.

Visited October 2012
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“An important piece of history”
Reviewed October 26, 2012

Fascinating but read the exhibition stands first to find your way round the map before seeing the real thing. Staff in the chained library were very knowledgeable and keen to talk about this unique place

Visited October 2012
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