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Thorpe Arch Park | (NOT the London branch of the British Library, near Kings Cross, London), Wetherby LS23 7BQ, England
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Two well-spent hours

Came with the sole purpose of browsing through the Treasures exhibit and was not disappointed. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
micamira
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Hong Kong
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Russian Exhibition ( great Exhibition)

I have visited this morning the Russian exhibition at the British Library. Just want to say how... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
majdi L
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2 days ago
“Two well-spent hours”
24 Jul 2017
“Russian Exhibition ( great Exhibition)”
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Thorpe Arch Park | (NOT the London branch of the British Library, near Kings Cross, London), Wetherby LS23 7BQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

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.

Thank micamira
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

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

Thank majdi L
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

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

Thank rrumakanthan
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Excellent research facility and efficient and welcoming staff. If you need to visit, be assured of an effective reseaech experience

Thank ProfDF
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Chani-may C
Reviewed 11 October 2016

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

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

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

Thank dandd2016
Reviewed 11 December 2015

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

1  Thank Nixi64
Reviewed 22 June 2015

A stunning entry into the key elements of the British concept of justice! The story of a King sowing the seeds of his own destruction, deceit with Pope Innocent III, and the inevitable show down with local nobility, with a further twist. Then all the...More

Thank westcoastfoodee
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The restaurant at The British Library caters for both staff and visitors with a range of home made soups and other dishes, prices and portions are reasonable

1  Thank Robin B
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