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Mappa Mundi & Chained Library Exhibitions

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Address: 5 College Cloisters, Hereford, England
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+44 1432 374200
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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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Famous items in Hereford Cathedral

This is a must visit place inside Hereford Cathedral. Strongly recommended. Lots of other historic items on display. Hereford used to be part of Wales. Amazing history.

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must visit place inside Hereford Cathedral. Strongly recommended. Lots of other historic items on display. Hereford used to be part of Wales. Amazing history.

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great and informative experience. The staff was knowledgeable, there were informative videos too. It is well worth a visit!

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i reviewed this as part of my Cathedral review, should have separated the reviews , apologies but think they are an integral part of each other..

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested in history you must see the map if visiting Hereford. If you love books the chained library is special. Good cafe.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So why put info on web and indeed on signs at site that are unclear about opening on 2/1. Wasted journey. Eductor less than pleased.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Lived here all my life but first time today to see the Mappa Mundi and the chained library. Very interesting exhibition and well worth £6.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We decided to come to Hereford to see the mappa mundi and the chained library. The mappa mundi is great and well worth a visit. I expected the chained library to be bigger but it was still worth seeing. The gift shop sells quite a few bits of memorabilia so bought a couple of things to remember the visit. Friendly... More 

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Billingshurst, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Well planned and with a good use of technology. Fascinating displays especially the original version of display. There is an entrance fee but justified.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Well worth a visit to the Mappa Mundi and the chained library. Situated in a beautiful cathedral. The staff are very knowledgeable and interesting. Someone not interested in history will find this a nice exhibition. Can even do some brass rubbing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The chained library in particular was great, I was lucky enough to have a guided tour of the place, it reminds me of the restricted section from Harry Potter!

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