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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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The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £165  30% off
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  31% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
Welcoming hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Scoff and Banter serves a superb menu ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Museums nearest The Wiener Library

Nearest to 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
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
 
 
 
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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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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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Arctic: Culture and Climate
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th May to 23rd August 2020
The Wiener Library, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
On of the earth's coldest regions, the Arctic and its indigenous peoples, come under the spotlight at a major British Museum exhibition this spring. Select tools ...More
 
 
 
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On Happiness
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th April to 4th October 2020
The Wiener Library, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For five months, the On Happiness season ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th September 2019 to 1st September 2021
The Wiener Library, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a fresh approach to health, science, art ...More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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, 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
 
 
 
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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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Do You Like Chocolate? Afternoon Tea at Kimpton Fitzroy London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Kimpton Fitzroy London, 1-8 Russell Square, WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
Forget counting the calories and indulge your sweet tooth at Fitz's, the glamorous bar at Kimpton Fitzroy London, a grand terracotta hotel on Bloombury's Russel Square. ... 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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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
 
 
 
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Le Cordon Bleu
London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
The London HQ of famed culinary institution Le Cordon Bleu , the cookery school widely considered as the guardian of French culinary techniques, trains ... 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, 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
 
 
 
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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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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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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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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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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Arctic: Culture and Climate
Arctic: Culture and Climate
Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2020 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

On of the earth's coldest regions, the Arctic and its indigenous peoples, come under the spotlight at a major British ...More

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | Until 31st October 2020 

Dominion Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film ...More

 
On Happiness
On Happiness
Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2020 

Wellcome Collection 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Turn that frown upside down and put on your happy face. The Wellcome Collection explores happy feelings in 2020. For ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 13 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 ...More

 
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel
Comedy | Until 27th July 2020 

Fortune Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Following a smash-hit season earlier this year and another sold-out visit to the Edinburgh Fringe, Austentatious: The Improvised Jane Austen ...More

 
To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird
Theatre | Until 31st July 2020 

Gielgud Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Rhys Ifans, recently seen in On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court Theatre, takes on the lead role of small-town ...More

 
Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | Until 13th September 2020 

The Hippodrome 14 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 14 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
 
 
 
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