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The George Peabody Library, Baltimore

Categories: Libraries, Traveler Resources
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4.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web
The George Peabody Library, formerly known as the Library of the Peabody Institute, is the 19th-century focused research library of The Johns Hopkins University. It is located on the Peabody campus at West Mount Vernon Place in the Mount Vernon-Belvedere historic cultural neighborhood north of downtown Baltimore, Maryland, across from the landmark Washington Monument. The collections are available for use by the general public, in keeping with the famous Baltimorean merchant/banker/financier/philanthropist George Peabody's goal to create a library "for the free use of all persons who desire to consult it."
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  • we went to a wedding reception here, beautiful place, 6 floors of books...lots of neat places to explore 
  • When we went into this building, we couldn't stop looking up at the ceiling. We stood in amazement at the beauty of the place. 
  • The majesty of this place is breath taken. Walking in you feel transported to olden times. Your only allowed into part of the whole building and even that you can only go on the first floor of four. I...  read more »
  • Books and books in a beautiful setting. Quiet please since this is an actual working library.
  • Brilliant experience, just make sure you aren't disturbing the readers!
  • Most beautiful library!
  • Awe inspiring
  • Beautiful library
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