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The Wiener Library

4/5
2 Reviews
Closed Open on Mon,Wed-Fri,10:00am-5:00pm;Open on Tue,10:00am-7:30pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: 29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP, England
Phone: +44 20 7636 7247

What people are saying:

The library is not only a library, but also a research institution. The Unknown Destiny exhibition is very well done. The exhibits have clear themes and introduce what happened after the chaos of the Second World War. It is located in Russell Square, near the British Museum. This is free The museum you enter is very worth seeing.

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  • Judith B
    Judith B
    Doncaster, United Kingdom
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    A Gem

    We went having seen a poster in the Russell Square tube station. The exhibition was small but gave so much compelling information with heart wrenching stories. Information is rare on how groups such a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1579927798000+0800)/
  • Richard W
    Richard W
    Worcester, United Kingdom
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    A real hidden gem

    Friendly staff and an amazingly warm welcome. A peaceful reading room, well resourced with archive materials available by request. Whether for an insight into how resources about the Holocaust and gen...

    Reviewed on /Date(1572431280000+0800)/
  • futtock21
    futtock21
    London, United Kingdom
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    Lest we Forget

    The Wiener Library is the legacy of German Jew Alfred Wiener who started cataloguing and recording Nazi anti-Semitism in the 1920s, an activity which led him and his family to flee Germany for Amsterd...

    Reviewed on /Date(1569137658000+0800)/
  • Harry F
    Harry F
    Aledo
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    Small space, but very good information

    We took 18 college students to the Wiener Library. They found the information presented to be highly interesting and we had good discussions in class on the following day.

    Reviewed on /Date(1562916340000+0800)/
  • 962saintj
    962saintj
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    Suggest you need to have specific interest to visit

    Its one room with wallcharts on the ground floor and a reading room upstairs. Very nice people but unless you have a specific interest maybe dont take up their time or yours. As an aside its interesti...

    Reviewed on /Date(1553854064000+0800)/

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