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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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German Jews and the First World War German Jews and the First World War This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking a multi-dimensional approach to examining the experience of German-Jewish servicemen under the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, and later under the Nazis.13th July 2014Thursday 2nd October 2014 Where:
The Wiener Library, 29  Russell Square      WC1B 5DP
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Free EventOngoing
German Jews and the First World War
event > Exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  24th June to 2nd October 2014
This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking a multi-dimensional approach to examining the experience of German-Jewish servicemen under the German Empire, the Weimar Republic, and later under the Nazis.... More about this event
 

LondonTown.com - The Wiener Library Location Map

 
 
 
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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Hotels near The Wiener Library

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The Academy Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  26% 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  33% 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 £79  24% 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Near The Wiener Library
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The Pajama Game
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 13th September 2014
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 7 minutes from The Wiener Library
Chichester Festival Theatre has a happy knack of bringing first class musical revivals to the West End - with 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Sweeney ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Some Girl I Used to Know
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd August to 13th September 2014
Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport Street, WC2H | 13 minutes from The Wiener Library
Denise Van Outen's new one-woman musical play, Some Girl I Used to Know, centres on Stephanie Canworth, a media darling who has it all - a ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Wiener Library

Near The Wiener Library
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
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Wiener Library
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near The Wiener Library

The best shops and markets near The Wiener Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 relativenewcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in1982 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near The Wiener Library

What are the best dining options near The Wiener Library London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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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The Great Court Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
International cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Wiener Library

Near The Wiener Library
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near The Wiener Library

The Wiener Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Lewis Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
278-306 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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Pubs near The Wiener Library

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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Wiener Library

The Wiener Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
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
Imagination Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Crescent, 25 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from The Wiener Library
... 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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German Jews and the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2014 

The Wiener Library

This exhibition at The Wiener Library examines the experience of Germany-Jewry during and after the First World War, by taking ...More

Contemporary Japanese Prints: Noda Tetsuya's 'Diary' Series
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2014 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Prints spanning the artist's life and career, presenting intimate portraits of his family and the landscapes encountered on his travels....More

Gems Of Chinese Painting: A Voyage Along The Yangzi River
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Historical paintings and ceramics reflecting the beauty and culture of south-east China....More

Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
Ancient Lives: New Discoveries
Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2014 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Scientific analysis of mummies by the British Museum using procedures such as X-ray and CT scanning has revealed a wealth ...More

 
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings ...More

 
Reshuffling The Deck: Card Game Workshop (Over 7s)
Exhibitions | On 13th July 2014 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Learn about worldwide card games....More

Rainforest Pavilion
Rainforest Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2014 

Bedford Square Gardens 4 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

The Rainforest Pavilion sets up a striking oasis in the centre of London as part of the 2014 London Festival ...More

 
The School of Life Summer Schools
Exhibitions | Until 15th July 2014 

School of Life 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Experience the best of The School of Life in one week. How can we make our lives more fulfilling and ...More

1914 Day By Day
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

A group show featuring cartoons and texts, by a number of political cartoonists, graphic artists and writers including Steve Bell ...More

Never Again: WW1 In Cartoon & Comic Art
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

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