Completely amazing place, my favourite was the room with the 150 treasures. Seeing Mozarts musical diary, Henry VIII proclamation on the birth of his son, letters by Michelangelo, Shelly etc. Really special place, well worth the visit.
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Free and open to the public, therefore busy most time of the time. The library has an expansive space for study and gathering, but the library's biggest draw is the historical treasures collection. Well-preserved documents from most cultures fill the "Treasures" room. Interesting place for...More
This library had so much more than we expected. Really wish we had more time to see all the historical treasures that are kept here. Definitely check this out!
If you have not been you really must visit this iconic building near Kings Cross. It has a wonderful free collection of ancient documents to view and a superb paying exhibition on the Revolution in Russia 100 years on. Places to eat and sit both...More
If you have any interest in world history then this is well worth the visit. Artifacts and video tell a brutal story of the October 17 revolution.
Free admission to the Treasures Gallery, straight back on the left side as you enter. The display is mind boggling. Everyone will have favorites. Mine: 1) one of four copies of Magna Carta. I was unexpectedly in Runnymede later in the trip and then, by...More
You think of the museums of London but maybe not the British Library, well you should! The exhibitions here are fantastic and some of the items on display are just out of this world.