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George Peabody Library

  • 17 E. Mt. Vernon Pl. Map It
  • Mount Vernon
  • Library/Archive

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

Known as a “cathedral of books,” the five-story reading room is consistently listed among the world’s most beautiful libraries. Designed by Edmund Lind, it opened to the public in 1878. Its gilded framework of cast iron and gold showcases over 300,000 volumes printed from the 15th to the 19th centuries in the areas of archaeology, architecture, history, literature, travel, and art.

Sight Information

Address:

17 E. Mt. Vernon Pl., Baltimore, Maryland, 21202, United States

Map It

Phone:

410-234–4943

Published 07/23/2015

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