Visit: The British Library

Visit: The British Library
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Visits
Date:
Thu 27 Apr 2017
Duration:
1 hour 15 minutes
Price:
£10.00

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Discover more about the history, collections and architecture on this tour of the building of the British Library.  About the British Library:

-The Library receives & stores a copy of every publication produced in the UK & Ireland. The collection includes well over 150 million items, in most known languages.

-The Library is the largest public building constructed in the UK in the 20th century and the basements extend to a depth of 24.5 metres

-A total floor area of over 112,000 sq metres spread over 14 floors - 9 above ground, 5 below

-10 million bricks and 180,000 tonnes of concrete were needed to complete the building

And it was awarded grade I listed building status in August 2015

27/04/2017 14:00 - 15:15