Chetham's Library, Manchester

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  • Lovely library. And exhibition nearby. Could have done without the jobsworth at the entrance. ! lovely guides inside.  more »
  • Beautiful old library, small, cosy, all wooden and very well kept. It's like stepping in the past. There was also a really nice lady telling us all about it. It wouldn't have been the same without her...  more »
  • You will feel like you have been transported to Hogwarts the moment you climb the steps and step back into this amazing piece of history. Located in a magnificent 15th Century building that appears, f...  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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