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Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibitions

5 College Cloisters, Hereford, England
+44 1432 374200
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Just felt like this would be something to say we'd done but it was amazing. Interesting to look at... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice to look around if interested in the map

Worth a look if of particular interest although you have to pay an extra fee to go in. At the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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The above website is currently under construction so you might try http://www.herefordwebpages.co.uk/mapmundi.shtml & http://www.herefordcathedral.org/about/archive/chained_library.html also.Thanks,David KennedyAlthough the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library are in the same location as Hereford Cathedral, they have their own purpose-built building and carry a separate admission fee.
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5 College Cloisters, Hereford, England
+44 1432 374200
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just felt like this would be something to say we'd done but it was amazing. Interesting to look at interpretations of historical viewpoints that might also be satirical - you don't normally find that stuff in a religious place! Individual experts spoke to us about...More

Thank hanxnewbs
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth a look if of particular interest although you have to pay an extra fee to go in. At the moment there is the added attraction of Grayson Perry's response called the map of nowhere.

Thank Alison23lufbra
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great shame, we had gone to Hereford only to see this. We had read about it, watched the on-site video just before going through to see it - wow what a wonderful piece , but then the guide who asked if we had...More

1  Thank BigT2410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well worth combinig with the Cathedral, and taking time out for coffee and cake. Very knowledgable gentleman on hand for information and help in understanding what you're looking at....very useful when the Mappa Mundi is not like a modern map. The knowledge those people had...More

Thank lesleyframe2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Cathedral to see the exhibitions. Very impressed with the knowledge of the pleasant guides.

Thank thesmiths35
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its been almost ten years since our last visit and the new lay-out and exhibition is very informative and well worth the re-visit. Knowledgable volunteers/staff always on hand to give guidance - a great visit.

Thank Gillian P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has lots of informaiton about thelibrary and the map which set you up before you see them for real. The Mappa Mundi is a piece of absolute history and simply amazing. It is incredible to see how it includes all sorts of religious...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always wanted to see the Mappa Mundi and was pleased to be able to pay a visit to Hereford Cathedral to do so. A lovely guide Martin, gave us some fascinating information and the experience was worth the visit as far as I'm concerned. We...More

Thank Lally-Anna22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed this visit. There were extremely knowledgable and helpful staff on duty who took pleasure in answering questions. There was an informative video and a relief map of the Mappa Mundi which gave you the tactile experience missing from the...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed visiting this exhibition. Well set up and volunteer staff very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. Would very much recommend visitin

Thank ginawebster68
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