The Wiener Library

 
 
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29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5DP
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon, Wed-Fri, 10am-5pm; Tue, 10am-7.30pm. Sat & Sun, closed.
 
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Free
 

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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 £61  37% 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 boutique Georgian hotel owned by ... More
     
     
     
    Grange White Hall Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  21% 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  40% 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

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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Russell Square
    London > Attractions >
    Bloomsbury, 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, 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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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from The Wiener Library
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
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    Stomp
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st December 2015 - Various Times
    Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 12 minutes from The Wiener Library
    Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
     
     
     
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    The 7 Fingers: Traces
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 9th June to 12th July 2015
    Peacock Theatre, Portugal Street, WC2A | 13 minutes from The Wiener Library
    French-Canadian dance circus troupe The 7 Fingers (Les 7 Doigts de la Main) returns to Sadler's Wells' Peacock Theatre with Traces, a big hit at the ...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, 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
    Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
     
     
     
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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 , 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, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
    Turkish Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Education near The Wiener Library

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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
     
     
     
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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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    John Lewis Roof Garden
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    300 Oxford Street, W1A | 8 minutes from The Wiener Library
    Celebrating its 150th anniversary, John Lewis has created a Roof Garden on its flagship Oxford Street store for the summer of 2014, open from Saturday 3rd ... More
     
     
     
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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
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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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    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 8 minutes from The Wiener Library
    The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
     
     
     
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    Drakes Tabanco
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    3 Windmill Street, 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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    Shochu Lounge
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
    Shochu Lounge's mixture of of rustic wood and shiny twenty-first century fittings is very Japanese, as is the low, moody lighting, and the cocktails, which are ... 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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    Meeting venue hire near The Wiener Library

    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Blessed Souls UK Music Showcase
    Concerts | On 26th April 2015 

    Bloomsbury Lanes 3 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

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    Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
    Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    An installation of eight people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan, including a priest's daughter, a temple doorkeeper ...More

    Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....More

    Bonaparte And The British: Prints And Propaganda In The Age Of Napoleon
    Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    This exhibition will focus on the printed propaganda that either reviled or glorified Napoleon Bonaparte, on both sides of the ...More

    The Prince And The Pir: Dervishes And Mysticism In Iran And India
    Exhibitions | Until 8th July 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    The display presents works on paper and objects exploring depictions and attributes of Sufi dervishes from the 16th to the ...More

    Wukun Wanambi: Larrakitj
    Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    The installation by Aboriginal Australian artist Wukun Wanambi addresses a series of important ideas about ancestral power, the significance of ...More

    Public London
    Public London
    Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2015 

    The Building Centre 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    Inviting us to take a look at the public spaces of the city, Public London explores how London's everyday spaces ...More

     
    Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art
    Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    Taking place in the Sainsbury's Exhibition Gallery, the British Museum's big spring blockbuster is Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient ...More

    Scratch Workshop (Ages 6-9)
    Kids Events | On 26th April 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    Turn your museum visit into a game using Scratch software....More

    The Other Art Fair
    The Other Art Fair
    Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

    Victoria House 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

    For the eighth edition of The Other Art Fair the fair moves to a larger space in the magnificent Victoria ...More

     
     
     
     
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