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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library

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A place full of information

This is a place full of information, plenty of books in a big modern building in the university's... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
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Book Lover's Dream

While my traveling companion visited another attraction, I decided to pop into this library on the... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
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5 Aug 2018
“A place full of information ”
2 Jul 2018
“Book Lover's Dream”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
120 St. George St, Toronto, Ontario M5S 0C1, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 416-978-5285
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a place full of information, plenty of books in a big modern building in the university's area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Reviewed 2 July 2018

While my traveling companion visited another attraction, I decided to pop into this library on the University of Toronto campus to the special exhibition and view a rare title or two from the collections. To do more than view an exhibit, you must store your...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thedollymama
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Located on the St George campus of the University of Toronto, a wonderful exhibition of Canada's history titled "Struggle and Story: Canada in Print" has been created from the library's own collections of donated libraries and purchases. This small exhibit tells of Canada's history in...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sue G
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We stumbled upon this while walking around the U of T. Did not have a plan to go it but was go thankful we did. What an amazing place.We had no idea such a place existed. It was amazing to see so many rare books...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank chris2796
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I was in this library during the open doors Toronto. I am a student at this institution but was my first time coming into this library. I was sublimed by what I see in there. The architecture of this library is much better than most...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Alvin V
Reviewed 16 March 2016

I came here at the invitation of a friend to hear an illustrated lecture on the book publishing industry in the pre-Gutenberg years. It was fascinating, and it also gave me an opportunity to see the exhibition marking the 400th anniversary of the death of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank operalover939
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Nestled within the University of Toronto Library, the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library welcomes visitors to view current exhibitions.The quality and variety of the collection makes the visit worthwhile. During University semester, students and their lecturers provide a more intellectual backdrop to a magical setting.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Marea J
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