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Exhibition Room (credit: Tony Antoniou)

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Introduction to the Treasures of the British Library

This walking tour introduces you to some of the most iconic items held within the British Library collections. Find out more about our King’s Library collection which once belonged to George III and the Klencke Atlas, the second-largest atlas in the world. Your guide will introduce you to some of their favourite items on display in our Treasures Gallery where over 200 of the Library’s most iconic items reside.

Building tour

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 one of our Reading Rooms and find out how books are stored, accessed and delivered.