The British Library
WHAT TO SEE
The British library has permanent displays of some precious manuscripts, as well as audio recordings, such as the original recording from the Titanic. You can also see the original pages from Leonardo da Vinci’s notebook or Shakespeare’s plays. One of the highlights is the tiny room dedicated to the Magna Carta, the original law document written in the 13th Century.
DID YOU KNOW
The British Library is the largest library in the world based on the number of items catalogued.
It has its permanent displays, but often holds special exhibitions certainly worth visiting. You do NOT have to be a member of the British Library in order to visit and enjoy the exhibitions.
How to get there
Address: 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Nearest underground stations:
Visit the Museum’s page on how to get there for more suggestions
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What are the opening hours
Exhibition galleries are open as follows:
Monday : 9.30am – 6pm
Tuesday: 9.30am – 8pm
Wednesday to Friday: 9.30am – 6pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 5pm
Sunday: 11am – 5pm
How much is the admission fee
Entry to all permanent galleries is free (special displays/exhibitions are charged)
Official website: www.bl.uk
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