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Visitor Centre - The Library of Birmingham

Located at:

Centenary Square, Broad Street, Birmingham, B1 2ND 



Shop, selling gifts and souvenirs
Tourist and travel information
Tickets from The BOX (serving multiple entertainment venues in Birmingham, England including The REP, The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham Conservatoire and The Library Theatre).
Free accommodation booking service
Lockers - £1 required.


Opening Times:

Mondays and Tuesdays: 11am - 7pm 
Wednesdays to Saturdays: 11am - 5pm 
Sundays: CLOSED




Access information for disabled visitors:

The Library of Birmingham is designed to be highly accessible to all. Getting around the building is easy, with a step-free entrance and lifts to all floors, in addition to ramps, escalators, travelators and stairs.

Disabled parking: there are two bays for Blue Badge holders on Cambridge Street directly behind the Library on The REP side. Access to the front entrance is along the covered walkway on the east side of the Library leading onto Centenary Square. Further bays are available in the Paradise Circus multi-storey car park on Cambridge Street.


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