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Taylor Institute

Taylor Institution Library St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3NA, England
+44 1865 278154
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Houses one of the greatest collections of European literature

Now a sub-division of the Bodlean the Taylor Institute (or Institutio Tayloriana as it is more... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
futtock21
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London, United Kingdom
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One of my favourite Oxford Libraries

Not sure its every open to the public although often are public events and lectures but you won't... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2013
MandLuxor
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Part of the University of Oxford, this impressive classical building was built in 1844 and houses lecture halls and libraries used by students of Modern Languages.
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15 Jun 2017
“Houses one of the greatest collections of European literature”
17 Feb 2013
“One of my favourite Oxford Libraries”
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Taylor Institution Library St. Giles, Oxford OX1 3NA, England
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+44 1865 278154
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Now a sub-division of the Bodlean the Taylor Institute (or Institutio Tayloriana as it is more pompously known despite not housing a single text in Latin) is housed in an imposing neo-classical building shared with the Ashmolean Museum. The Institute opened in 1849 but housed...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Not sure its every open to the public although often are public events and lectures but you won't see the stunning 18th library interior - the public areas are1930s art deco

Thank MandLuxor
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Not really a tourist destination the Taylorean sits next door to the Ashmolean Museum. Talks and lectures here, often with a languages focus, are sometimes open to the general public.

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