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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
Chengdu, China
Harry Potter-ishly excellent

The facade and great gate entrance certainly evoke the Harry Potter feel to the place but wait till... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
London, United Kingdom
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6 Jul 2017
“The Reading Room Is Awesome”
11 Oct 2016
“Beautiful building but was not open to public”
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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

Thank Jack B
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

1  Thank Tartarace
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.

Thank samayita
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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