The Wiener Library  

 
 
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Mon, Wed-Fri, 10am-5pm; Tue, 10am-7.30pm. Sat & Sun, closed.
 
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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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 £53  30% 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 £69  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 £69  32% 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
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Wiener Library
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Magick Land' Francis Towne And His Response To Rome
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 6th May 2016 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
Talk by Dr Jonny Yarker....More
 
 
 
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Now On
Made London - Bloomsbury
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th April, 30th April and 1st May 2016
Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
A new companion show to Made London in October - one of the top selling events for designer makers in Europe - Made London Bloomsbury will ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
The London Cabaret Club Presents The Best Of British Pop
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd April 2016
The Bloomsbury Ballroom, Victoria House, 37-63 Bloomsbury Square, WC1B | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Following three years of sell-out pop-up shows around London, the London Cabaret Club now has a permanent home at the Bloomsbury Ballroom. The club's new show, ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Heal's
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. The Heal's trademark has become synonymous ... 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
 
 
 
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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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Antalya Restaurant - Russell Square
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
103-105 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
Turkish Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... 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
 
 
 
Livingwell
London > Leisure > Fitness
32 Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Fitness Club ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
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
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Wiener Library.
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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MyBar
London > Nightlife > Bars
11 Bayley Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from The Wiener Library
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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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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Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Wiener Library.
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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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Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Wiener Library

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Wiener Library

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Wiener Library

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Wiener Library

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Wiener Library

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Royal Opera House: Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Wiener Library

Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett presents a full-length narrative ballet-adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic novel, which deals with ...More

Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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