End the London Bookshop Crawl weekend with a tour of the rare books and treasures of the British Library. Join one of two special groups organised just for bookshop crawlers in this 45 minute tour of some of the British Library's most incredible manuscripts - the perfect way to end a wonderfully bookish weekend!
The tours are at 2pm on Sunday February 23rd. Participants will need to meet at the British Library by 1.45pm at the latest.
Please choose which group you'd like to join from the menu on the right:
General tour: Discover more about the history, collection and architecture on a tour of of the public areas of the library. The tour includes a visit to the Viewing Gallery and book handling room where you can see some of our Reading Rooms and find out how books are stored, accessed and delivered.
Treasures of the British Library Tour: This tour introduces you to some of the most iconic items held within the British Library collections. Find out more about the King's Library (George III's Library) and the Klencke Atlas, the second-largest atlas in the world.