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Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Amazing architecture and design

Into "le volcan", a good library with cosy, designed armchairs and possibility to have internet... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Kristina M
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Fun library, great architecture, good rest break

The buildings will catch your eye while walking in downtown LeHavre - love them or hate them. Go... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
travlersrj
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Greenville, South Carolina
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2 Place Oscar Niemeyer, 76600, Le Havre, France
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Into "le volcan", a good library with cosy, designed armchairs and possibility to have internet access on PCs. There's even a cafe for cakes and drinks

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The buildings will catch your eye while walking in downtown LeHavre - love them or hate them. Go inside and experience a very unique library. A nice place to relax during a day of walking and sightseeing. Fun to browse through, and clean public restrooms...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Go see and eat your heart out for your local library. This place is a beautiful design, well used and a cool place to just hang out. Admire the architecture, enjoy refreshments in its splendid cafe and catch the curves of this building. You may...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank LaylaTW11
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst staying in Honfleur we decided to go on a day-trip to Le Havre, taking the bus over Le Pont de Normandie, which is a spectacular suspension-type bridge. We headed for the Niemeyer building after seeing it recommended on TripAdvisor. It is a rather odd...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Martin K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very well designed library with a beautiful interior. Some 114 000 books, documents and periodicals, music and films for downloading, over 50 computers and tablets, multi media rooms, café, free wi-fi, special space for youngest visitors with cushions on the floor and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ania1946
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Incredible facility for the town. Huge open avant garde building in shape pf marshmallow. Everything you could want for all the family here (books of every genre, cd's, dvd's, digital, etc, etc) but never open when you want it to be...even when you've checked the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank squarefish4000
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We visited the library at opening hoursmand it was a pleasure the see the people using the building for diverse causes, like looking for books, listening music, working computers, privat reading in nice chairs, playing gam s. The building is nicely furnitired and there is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gon X
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Even if you are unable to visit the interior, the exterior is amazing architecturally speaking. Designed by world famous architect Oscar Niemeyer, the architect who designed Brasilia, the capital of Brazil, this landmark has the nickname "The Volcano" for the large portion that dominates the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Randall W
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Really worth the visit. The place is absolutely well designed for reading in a quiet space, watching a movie, looking for documentation or listening to music. You can sit comfortably in a very bright room or a darker corner if you prefer, choose the sofa...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank YannickM965
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