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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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  • Went to the panto tonight was great all the kids were brilliant as ever (especially wee Sophie Hughes). Theatre comfy and great range of snacks ☺ 
  • No matter what you are trying to find, including ones family history, you will find it in the Mitchell Library. It is by far, one of the biggest and best libraries that I have been in. Next time I am ...  more »
  • Even before knowing what it is, I could often see its spectacular green dome. Helped me keep my bearings on a number of occasions! Came close enough (end of Vincent Street) to have a better view of th...  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.