Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer

Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer, Le Havre: Hours, Address, Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer Reviews: 4.5/5

Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer

Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Architectural Buildings • Libraries
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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r0landbrunner
Zurich, Switzerland1,647 contributions
amazing architecture
Aug 2020
unfortunately the library itself was closed when we visited, but the whole building and its architecture is just wonderful. a highlight of Oscar Niemeyers work. we looked it from each angle and loved it all around.
Written 3 August 2020
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Alice
12 contributions
Amazing,!
Sep 2019
Yes! French people eventually work on Sundays. A must! The inside out architecture is phenomenal. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer. Different areas to relax, enjoy reading or meeting friends for Lunch.
Written 9 November 2019
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welshman279
North Wales305 contributions
Design meets function
Aug 2019 • Couples
It’s worth a walk around, just to take in the atmosphere and see how design can function well. From the chairs through to the little alcoves and listening rooms, the library is something to behold. There is a peculiar little bit of wasteland linking some of the structure, but this may be better explained when everything is open.
Written 21 August 2019
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editorgoodlifefrance
Kent, UK111 contributions
Fascinating library
Jul 2019
From the outside this library gives no hint of what you find inside. The locals call it the small yogurt pot, it's a white sloped building with a flat roof. Inside is like walking into a sixties space ship! Funky chairs and lighting, pod like rooms, concrete walls which make it feel almost cathedral-like. There's a great coffee shop too. If you like modern architecture, you'll love this one - I did!
Written 8 August 2019
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Jane O
Shorewood, WI55 contributions
Definitely a cool building!
May 2019 • Business
You should go and walk through even just to look around - the architecture is beautiful. There is a cafe inside to get a snack but you can also just go in and find a place to sit and read. It was right across from my hotel so it was very convenient.
Written 20 July 2019
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Eric E
Medellin, Colombia86 contributions
a monument in working condition
Jan 2019
Oscar Niemeyer is a worldwide known architect and mostly famous for his buildings in Brasilia. But if you want to experience the impact of his architectural vision nearby, Le Havre has a wonderful library which is in full operation, so you can visit is for free and experience the light and spaces of Niemeyer by yourself. It only takes 45 minutes and you have the full idea of his quality. Have a coffee or just walk around the building and enjoy the architectural beauty.
Written 16 January 2019
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Dutch-Mikey
Le Havre, France1,065 contributions
The most interesting library I've visited, and always there are a lot of people
Jan 2019 • Couples
This is the way libraries should be designed; there are always a lot of people in the library, proving the point that is was designed just right.

Several small rooms for group meetings, lessons, presentations, etc, media room, comfortable chairs and a great children's area.

fantastic place.
Written 12 January 2019
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Kristina M
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg70 contributions
Amazing architecture and design
Jun 2018 • Friends
Into "le volcan", a good library with cosy, designed armchairs and possibility to have internet access on PCs. There's even a cafe for cakes and drinks
Written 29 June 2018
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travlersrj
Greenville, SC65 contributions
Fun library, great architecture, good rest break
Apr 2017 • Couples
The buildings will catch your eye while walking in downtown LeHavre - love them or hate them. Go inside and experience a very unique library. A nice place to relax during a day of walking and sightseeing. Fun to browse through, and clean public restrooms in a city are always a great find.
Written 9 November 2017
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LaylaTW11
City of London, UK136 contributions
No ordinary library...
Aug 2017 • Couples
Go see and eat your heart out for your local library. This place is a beautiful design, well used and a cool place to just hang out. Admire the architecture, enjoy refreshments in its splendid cafe and catch the curves of this building. You may also discover some ingenious and surprising design moments... Recommended.
Written 13 August 2017
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