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Armagh Robinson Library

Abbey Street | (, Armagh BT61 7DY, Northern Ireland
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Beautiful important library

We visited here with an American tour group and got a personalized introduction from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Silver Spring, Maryland
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It was absolutely amazing to visit this library! The librarian was very helpful and nice. SHe... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Founded in 1771 by Archbishop Robinson, this library features the rich collection from Robinson's personal library containing 17th- and 18th-century books on such topics as Theology, Philosophy, voyages and travels, history, medicine and law.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with an American tour group and got a personalized introduction from the librarians. The groups was very impressed with the facility and the enthusiasm and knowledge of the staff. I believe the admission is pretty modest and they will help you find...More

Thank JE01
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It was absolutely amazing to visit this library! The librarian was very helpful and nice. SHe brought me the book with one of Handel's manuscripts for "The Messiah" and also pointed and explained about Jonathan Swift's "The Gulliever Travels"'s first edition!

Thank RKizis
Reviewed 25 February 2017

A must for anyone who loves old books. Historic and atmospheric with pleasant welcoming staff. Well worth a visit.

Thank YvonneNorthenIreland
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Armagh Public Library rivals Trinity College Library if not for size but for the quality of the exhibits. Original Handel's Messiah, Gulliver's Travels & early editions of Shakespeare. The curator and staff were approachable and very knowledgable. What was best was that I was able...More

1  Thank Leigh90210
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Spent a wonderful hour here on Georgian day. The staff were so informative and the books both in range and age were amazing. Thank you.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I visited the building with my work. I had no idea how interesting it was. The atmosphere in the library was amazing. Excellent facilities .

Thank Ramoneh
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Immediately something different. Clever activity sheets for all ages. A smaller version of the Old Library in Trinity College Dublin and just as grand and important. Delightful, friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Hampman
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited here thanks to the European Heritage Day. In fact we had never heard of it. As a book-lover, my jaw dropped when i walked in! I could not believe my eyes. Floor to ceiling with old books. As a bible student, i was...More

2  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A small, very plain, classical building situated at the top of the hill, behind the Protestant Cathedral. You have to ring the bell for entry, but don't let this put you off as the librarian was charming and extremely welcoming. The library is upstairs and...More

2  Thank jackychina2015
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Called in today on a whim while visiting a friend from Armagh and was greeted with the warmest of welcomes. This library is wonderful with so many secrets just waiting to be discovered. I could have spent all day here

1  Thank Emil7793
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