National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland
George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
  • Box office 0131 623 3734
  • Opening times Exhibition opening hours: Mon–Fri 10am–8pm; Sat 10am–5pm; Sun 2–5pm
  • Website www.nls.uk

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National Library of Scotland

Scotland’s largest library is located in the Old Town and holds a wide array of information on Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject. The library hosts occasional events such as workshops, panel discussions and debates.

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National Library of Scotland flooded

11 Sep 2007

The National Library of Scotland (NLS) was flooded on Monday night after the sprinkler system broke down. As Scotland’s largest library, NLS holds 13 million books and priceless documents, including the Gutenberg Bible. Some 11 firefighters with…

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