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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.2019-09-20T10:00:00+01002019-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Wiener Library, 29  Russell Square      WC1B 5DP
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Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty Simon
 

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Underground Stations

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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  24% 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  39% 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  35% 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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Events near The Wiener Library

Near The Wiener Library
Ongoing
Berlin/London: The Lost Photographs Of Gerty Simon
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th May to 15th October 2019 - 10am-5pm
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, WC1B | Same location as The Wiener Library
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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EXHIBITION: For the Lives of All Women
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th September to 5th October 2019
The Wiener Library, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wiener Library
For the Lives of All Women (or Pela Vida das Mulheres) is a collection of photographs and interviews by Camila Cavalcante. For over two years, Cavalcante ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd January to 29th September 2019
The Wiener Library, 9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 6 minutes from The Wiener Library
Combine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production featuring the neurotic Basil Fawlty, his ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Wiener Library

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

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
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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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, 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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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
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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Nightlife near The Wiener Library

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Combine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production ...More

 
London Cabaret Club: Queen Of Roses
London Cabaret Club: Queen Of Roses
Dance | Until 2nd November 2019 

The Bloomsbury Ballroom 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

The queens of England - the real ones, not drag queens - provide the inspiration for the latest immersive ...More

 
Big the Musical
Big the Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2019 

Dominion Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Based on the smash-hit movie starring Tom Hanks, Big the Musical is a heart-warming show about 12 year-old Josh Baskin ...More

 
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

The Foundling Museum teaches Londoners everything they need to know about 18th and 19th century theatre with its new exhibition, ...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

 
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

 
Venus
Dance | On 21st September 2019 

The Place 7 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Dan Watson's work explores his losing a dancing contest as a child....More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

New London Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Northern Soul All-Nighter
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st September 2019 

The 100 Club 9 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

The selectors on the night present their choice of Northern soul tracks....More

Come From Away
Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

Phoenix Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Wiener Library

Christopher Ashley directs the UK premiere staging of the Tony Award-winning musical about the residents of a small Newfoundland community, ...More

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Electric Ballroom

Antics DJs Richard Titchener and Matt Terris bring a thrilling Halloween party to the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town with scary decor, prizes for worst and best outfits ...More

Stranger Things Halloween Party
Stranger Things Halloween Party
Concerts | On 26th October 

EartH

DJ Yoda brings a Stranger Things themed party ...More

 
ANTS at fabric
ANTS at fabric
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Fabric Nightclub

Ibiza club night ANTS heads to London superclub fabric in Farringdon to host a Halloween ...More

 
Le Deli Robuchon
Le Deli Robuchon
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The legacy of the late French chef, Joel Robuchon, can be found in this Mayfair ...More

 
Oktoberfest at Pop Brixton
Oktoberfest at Pop Brixton
Foodie Events | From 11th October 

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton will once again join in on ...More

 
The Cursed Voyage of HMS Berners
The Cursed Voyage of HMS Berners
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Berners Tavern

The dress code for The London EDITION's Halloween ...More

 
Fright Club: Jitters
Fright Club: Jitters
Comedy | On 31st October 

The Comedy Pub

A fright-tastic comedy show, Jitters blends morbid magic with ghoulish giggles, taking its audience on ...More

 
Northern Ballet: Dracula
Northern Ballet: Dracula
Dance | From 7th November 

Royal Opera House

Northern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula comes to the Royal Opera House but before ...More

 
CinemaLive and Northern Ballet: Dracula Live
CinemaLive and Northern Ballet: Dracula Live
Film Events | On 31st October 

Vue West End

Broadcast live by satellite from Leeds Playhouse to ...More

 
The Drumsheds
The Drumsheds
Entertainment 

From the creators of Printworks, The Drumsheds is a warehouse and outdoor space that's perfect ...More

 
Out Of Order
Theatre | From 12th October 

Southbank Centre

Sheffield based ensemble Forced Entertainment stages a tragi-comic mime show set in the ruins of a broken world at the Southbank Centre this October. Out Of Order starts with a troupe of hapless clowns huddled ...More

Hendrick's Gin Tini Martini Townhouse
Hendrick's Gin Tini Martini Townhouse
Exhibitions | From 4th October 

Oneroom Gallery

Small is beautiful at the Hendrick's Tini Martini ...More

 
Oneroom Gallery
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ONEROOM Gallery is a converted Victorian warehouse in Shoreditch split over four floors with a private terrace....More

Le Comptoir Robuchon
Le Comptoir Robuchon
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Le Comptoir Robuchon puts the focus on the late chef Joel Robuchon's original small plates ...More

 
Beano Studios
Beano Studios
Business 

The London HQ for Beano, the UK's longest running weekly comic, first published in 1938....More

 
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Sticks'n'Sushi, Soho
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Underneath the London HQ of British artist Damien Hirst, Sticks'n'Sushi in Soho specialises in sushi ...More

 
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Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cell Block Six Eight
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Two years after the first behind-bars cocktail bar ...More

 
Wilder Restaurant & Bar
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Modern British restaurant at Boundary London run by Richard McLellan, former chef at the Typing ...More

 
The Collective
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Set within a Victorian house, The Collective are a collection of beautifully designed and finished ...More

 
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