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Mitchell Library, Glasgow

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Explore this Glasgow landmark, one of Europe’s largest public libraries. This distinctive Edwardian building holds over one million items. Mitchell Library houses the Glasgow City Archives, and its collections are among the world’s best resources for genealogy research. Search through the records with the help of library staff and investigate your own family’s past. The library is home to many public access computers and free Wi-Fi. Take a break in the Herald Cafe Bar, which serves drinks, light meals, and snacks. Using our world travel planner, Glasgow attractions like Mitchell Library can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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TripAdvisor
  • Was looking for somewhere to study while on business in the area, and the library had a fantastic reading room. Everyone very respectful, so quiet you could hear a pin drop. And everyone was drinking ...  more »
  • I'm writing as I read a dreadful review and wanted to record that my experience at the Archives of the Mitchell Library was completely different. I went for the first time, and it won't be the last, t...  more »
  • Clearly well used & well loved. The study space was pretty much full but completely quiet which was great to concentrate. Quite a big cafe area, got a very decent cuppa. Has public loos which were nic...  more »
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  • I organised a visit today...for a research on my family history...Staff are a AMAZING...a credit to Mitchell Library. Thank you
  • So nice and quite place for both children and adults to read book there.
  • new books are needed. pointless for university studies. Some staff are helpful
  • Opening hours are disappointing for such a major library.
  • Such an amazing place.