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Mitchell Library, Glasgow
(4.5/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The Mitchell library is one of my favourite places to go in Glasgow. The building is spectacular, I am very lucky that a can see it from my workplace as it really is a marvel. I recently began my fami...  more »
  • The Mitchell Library is a wonderful building , inside and out. Of course as a place to studyand research , it excels, but the real appeal of the place is the architecture. During the day , it is an im...  more »
  • great internet access,staff helpful and friendly .great meeting place at café ......building soaked in history and art amazing 
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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.