British Library

Type: Libraries / Archives, Museums



Map / Directions 10Best Says

Free Things to Do: The British Library might be one of the most academically imposing institutions on Earth, with 170 million archived items (including the Magna Carta, Da Vinci's notebook, and the original scraps that...  Read More
Romantic Things to Do: This institution is part gallery, part museum, and part library. With its fascinating exhibits, the library is a great place to learn about British history, especially political and literary history....  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Mon and Wed-Fri 9:30am-6pm, Tue 9:30am-8pm, Sat 9:30am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

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  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: The British Library prides itself on making its most valuable gems available to the public.

  • Romantic Things to Do: "There are lots of free exhibitions in the entrance hall and a great cafe to meet up in after you have learnt something."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Learning something new can be very romantic and the building itself lifts your heart to the skies.

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