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Boston Public Library
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: On the National Register of Historic Places, the library opened in 1852 as the first free, publicly-supported municipal library in America.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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“Very interesting”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Great building and interesting to visit ... more history!!

Visited December 2011
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dc
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“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Beautiful building with a lot of art work. Loved the easy access by metro and the neighborhood

Visited April 2012
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Des Moines, Iowa
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“Person at info desk didn't even speak English!”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Lovely building, nice little cafe, good art show ("Rethink Ink"), and a very knowledgeable security guard, thank goodness, because their Information Desk person did NOT speak English well enough to understand my simple question, "Where is the art show?" Also, LOOK UP in the main lobby. Amazing ceiling tile art.

Visited April 2012
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous but lots under wraps”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Beautiful building but not a lot to look at. great to see people sitting in the quiet room and studying and the books are all behind cabinets in other rooms but glad we went in.

Visited April 2012
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Templeton, Massachusetts
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“Bibliophile delight”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

You gotta see the Boston Public Library. Always an interesting exhibit. We went for the Poe exhibit and spent a couple of very interesting and educational hours.

Visited May 2011
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