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Maughan Library

Chancery Lane | King's College, London WC2R 2LS, England
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The Reading Room Is Awesome

I am fortunate enough to be a student at King's College at the moment and have access to this... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
makxberr
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Chengdu, China
Beautiful building but was not open to public

I stopped by based on TripAdvisor comments and was not able to get in - the signs said that it was... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Jack B
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Ronald, Washington
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6 Jul 2017
“The Reading Room Is Awesome”
11 Oct 2016
“Beautiful building but was not open to public”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Chancery Lane | King's College, London WC2R 2LS, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

I am fortunate enough to be a student at King's College at the moment and have access to this beautiful building. The Reading Room is an incredible and intimidating space but I believe the Harry Potter rumours are just that - not based on fact....More

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

I stopped by based on TripAdvisor comments and was not able to get in - the signs said that it was not open to the public. As a result I didn't get in, but the building exterior was certainly worth seeing. But it certainly is...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016

The facade and great gate entrance certainly evoke the Harry Potter feel to the place but wait till you see an exhibition at the Weston Room of the Maughan Library, a rather legitimate excuse for the public to be be given the permission to enter...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Not open to the public but if you get a chance to just walk around the area, I highly recommend it. For all the students that fall under University of London, this is truly a spectacular place to study.

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Reviewed 29 March 2015

I'm amazed this is not already on TripAdvisor though I suspect it is not a site that would want too many tourists traipsing in! Basically, exhibitions are held in the Weston Room which anyone can visit. The day I went, I had the room to...More

1  Thank zchug
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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