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The Bodleian Library is a working library which forms part of the University of Oxford. It is housed in a remarkable group of buildings which forms the historic heart of the University, and you can explore the quadrangles of these magnificent...more
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I love libraries and this one is very cool. I was unaware of the structure of Oxford and the colleges that form it. The tour was very nice and the library and its architecture were an interesting part of the tour.
The Hall has provided backdrop for Harry Potter scenes – the sick bay and the one where Harry and Co. learnt to dance before the Ball – the space itself on the day we visited was full of autumn light and shadow that added to...More
We were quite excited to visit this place, esp my 7 year old, thanks to the Harry Potter mania. But it was disappointing to know that he wasn't allowed. The staff present there was unnecessarily rude and stiff.
We'll worth a visit but book in advance as it is first come first served on the day so get there early.Had a professor of medieval history as a guide and he was excellent.The buildings,architecture and library are all magnificent.Be aware there is no photography...More
We visited whilst staying in Oxford. First think to note you need to book advance we got there at Saturday lunch time all tours sold out luckily they did have some space for a halve an hour tour on the Sunday .
We came back...More
As a librarian, I couldn't visit Oxford without doing this tour. We got to see inside the Divinity Hall and the Duke Humphrey's Library. A bit disappointed that our guide couldn't answer some of my library-related questions. Quite expensive for what we got to see.