London Sights

British Library

  • 96 Euston Rd. Map It
  • Bloomsbury
  • Library/Archive

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

With a collection totalling more than 150 million items, plus 3 million new additions every year, the British Library is a world-class repository of knowledge. Its greatest treasures are on view to the general public: the Magna Carta, the Codex Sinaiticus (an ancient bible containing the oldest complete copy of the New Testament), Jane Austen's writings, and Shakespeare's First Folio. Musical manuscripts by G.F. Handel as well as the Beatles are on display in the Sir John Ritblat Gallery.

Sight Information

Address:

96 Euston Rd., London, NW1 2DB, England

Map It

Phone:

0330-333–1144

Website: www.bl.uk

Sight Details:

  • Free, donations appreciated; charge for special exhibitions

Published 08/30/2016

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