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Minster Library

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Ladies of the Library

Yes I know it is a library and not all rooms are open to the public but spend a few minutes talking... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2015
Derby, United Kingdom

Having worked in a library all my working life thought the library was very well laid out and the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2014
Clydebank, United Kingdom
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  • Average33%
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23 Jun 2017
“Change of management not good”
23 May 2017
“Mostly Off Limits”
Built in 1230AD by Archbishop Walter Gray as a private chapel for his York Palace, the Minster is the largest cathedral library in the country, with a collection of more than 120,000 volumes of Early English printed books and manuscripts.
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Deans Park, York YO1 7JQ, England
+44 1904 625308
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I posted a review of this lovely traditional Cotswold pub in December 2016. I took my mother and a friend for lunch in May and was very disappointed to learn that the lovely Sandra was no longer managing the team. The welcome from front of...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

An historic building comprising three parts built between the 15th and 20th Centuries. In the chapel of the old palace King Richard III invested his Son Prince of Wales in 1483. The building houses some of the most valuable books and is referred to as...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

Yes I know it is a library and not all rooms are open to the public but spend a few minutes talking to the wonderful ladies on the reception and they will tell you all about it.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 19 April 2014

Having worked in a library all my working life thought the library was very well laid out and the staff were most helpful

Date of experience: April 2014
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Reviewed 8 January 2012

If you want to see a proper old-fashioned library, this is it. With books from floor to ceiling and with many different nooks and crannies. I went with friends and one said one of the main rooms reminded her of the library at Hogwarts in...More

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