Chetham's Library, Manchester

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  • The Building that houses Chetham's library was built in the 1400's as a Catholic Priest seminary, and has some great examples of period architecture. There is a 1 hour walking tour available (on line ...  more »
  • We came to Manchester to visit Chetham's Library yesterday after a friend had told us how interesting the tour had been. The tour guide leading our group just took us inside the building and left us t...  more »
  • A good place to visit for a short time, its discreet location contributes to the time capsule experience of this important landmark.  more »
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  • The Best Place To Get Knowledge In Manchester!!! I Visit Here Frequently As I Am Always Interested In The Books Which We Get Here!!! I Can Close My Eyes And Choose Any Book And I Am Sure It is Interesting!! Its A Magical Place Of Knowledge!!
  • Free to access and a really amazing place to visit. Staff were all friendly and very knowledgable. Took the time to explain the history of the library and answer questions.
  • Amazing library! What a pity that it is closed during the weekends!
  • What a secret treasure. The oldest 'public' library in the UK. Well worth a visit. Make sure you find out when the tours are. You cannot enter the property without a guide since it is also a functioning music school. The building and small grounds are picturesque. Interior takes you back in time to the middle ages. Well restored.
  • Amazing little secret jewel that I would advise anyone who's interested in books to go to!! The tour leader was a lovely lady who explains all the history of this place, you wouldn't believe it's free either

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