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British Library

The British Library's building tour incorporates iconic items held within our collection including the Kings Library which once belonged to George III and the 'Klencke Atlas', the second largest atlas in the world.


Guided Tour of the British Library Building
Contact us to check availability:
Tel: +44 (0)1937 546546

Book online

  • Full Price: £10.00
  • Member: £8.00
  • Senior 60+: £8.00
  • Student: £8.00
  • Registered Unemployed: £8.00
  • Under 18: £8.00
  • Friend of the British Library: £8.00 

Discover more about our history, collection and architecture on a tour of the public areas of the Library. The tour includes a visit to our Viewing Gallery where you can see some of our Reading Rooms and find out how books are stored, accessed and delivered.

People sitting at desks inside a Reading Room in the British Library
Inside a Reading Room in the British Library © Tony Antoniou


The British Library
St Pancras
London NW1 2DB

The British Library

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