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The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme of small exhibitions looking at issues surrounding the Nazi regime and the Holocaust, as well as pursuing universal themes of persecution and genocide. The Wiener Library also hosts regular talks and events.

 

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Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty SimonBerlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty SimonExhibitions & Art, Photography.2019-07-22T10:00:00+01002019-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty Simon
 

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Goodge Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Russell Court NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £106  39% off
21 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
 
 
 
Grange White Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  41% off
2-5 Montague Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
The Grange White Hall Hotel is uniquely located in a quieter part of London's busy West End area, overlooking the world famous British Museum. With its ... More
 
 
 
Grange Blooms Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  41% off
7 Montague Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
An impressive looking 18th century townhouse, the Grange Blooms Hotel is located in the heart of London's trendy Bloomsbury area, adjacent to the British Museum. Just ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest The Wiener Library

Nearest to The Wiener Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
63 Wells Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Combining art with humour, The Cartoon Museum is a museum-cum-gallery with a refreshingly vibrant personality. After 13 years on Little Russell Street in Bloomsbury, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There are ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Wiener Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Wiener Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Russell Square
London > Attractions >
Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current major ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Architecture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The Pipers ... More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th February to 4th August 2019
The Wiener Library, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of the world's largest collections of Rembrandt's ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Reimagining Captain Cook Pacific Perspectives
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th March to 4th August 2019 - Various Times
The Wiener Library, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
This exhibition explores the perspectives of the Pacific Islanders to Cook's voyages and displays the work of contemporary Pacific artists, alongside objects collected on the voyages ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: Artists' Postcards From 1960 To Now
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th March to 4th August 2019 - Various Times
The Wiener Library, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
This collection of 300 postcards recently gifted to the British Museum by the artists' postcard expert Jeremy Cooper, shows the range of subjects explored by various ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Wiener Library

Near The Wiener Library
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Wiener Library

The best shops and markets near The Wiener Library
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heal's, Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
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Blue Door Bistro
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Montague Hotel, 15 Montague Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
The Blue Door Bistro is an informal eatery located within Bloomsbury's Montague Hotel. Light and relaxed at lunch, cosy and candlelit by night. They serve simple ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Neptune
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Guilford Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Brett Redman and Margaret Crow, the duo behind The Richmond in Hackney, have moved in with the Principal London to give ... More
 
 
 
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Store Street Espresso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
40 Store Street , Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
With artisan coffee and a great selection of sandwiches and pastries, Store Street Espresso is popular with local students and residents as well as tourists. Their ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Wiener Library

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Wiener Library
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 9 minutes from The Wiener Library
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Wiener Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from The Wiener Library
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Wiener Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coral Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Acclaimed designer Martin Brudnizki - responsible for the interiors at Dean Street Townhouse, Hix and Scarfes Bar - has breathed new life into The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Wiener Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Wiener Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2019 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of ...More

Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
Manga
Manga
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest ...More

 
The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: Artists' Postcards From 1960 To Now
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

This collection of 300 postcards recently gifted to the British Museum by the artists' postcard expert Jeremy Cooper, shows the ...More

Reimagining Captain Cook Pacific Perspectives
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

This exhibition explores the perspectives of the Pacific Islanders to Cook's voyages and displays the work of contemporary Pacific artists, ...More

Skullpture
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2019 

Grant Museum of Zoology 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Wellcome Collection 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Mind games and masters of deception, the secret world of magicians is revealed at Smoke and Mirrors, a free exhibition ...More

 
The Illusionists
The Illusionists
Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

After a successful staging in the capital in 2015, The Illusionists went on to smash box office records around the ...More

 

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