Library of Birmingham

Location: Centenary Square, Birmingham

Mon & Tues 11am-7pm, Wed-Sat 11am-5pm


One of the UK's largest public libraries has become a great free visitor attraction. If you visit the Library of Birmingham you'll find it is one of Europe's largest public cultural buildings. This spectacular piece of modern architecture in the heart of the city is so much more than just a collection of books. The Library of Birmingham hosts regular series of fascinating free exhibitions, workshops and talks. You'll be able to browse the library's historic collections, including an amazing archive of transport tickets, greetings cards, historic drawings and plans, rare photographs and early copies of Shakespeare's plays.

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