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Peabody Library

17 E Mount Vernon Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202-2308
+1 410-659-8179
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Beauty and the Beast!

So gorgeous!! This is what the ball room in Beauty and the Beast was modeled after. Has original... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Cc B
Bruges, Belgium

Must stop in when in Mount Vernon area. The architecture is just beautiful- the details are... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
Sheryl B
Bethesda, Maryland
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17 E Mount Vernon Pl, Baltimore, MD 21202-2308
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+1 410-659-8179
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

So gorgeous!! This is what the ball room in Beauty and the Beast was modeled after. Has original manuscripts and thousands of books.

Thank Cc B
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Must stop in when in Mount Vernon area. The architecture is just beautiful- the details are amazing. Make sure to check out the library to the right of the reception desk. The is no public restroom, so plan for that. Allow a half hour at...More

1  Thank Sheryl B
Reviewed 9 March 2017

A beautiful old library. We were lucky enough to see an Edgar Allen Poe exhibit that was on display.

1  Thank dagmar2004
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Free access, but access is allowed to the Library only. It is located right near historic Mount Vernon! Recommended.

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Peabody Library is part of the Peabody Music Institute. The Library has a big room showing the stacks of books and overlooking other Institute buildings. There is a historical museum part with a useful Edgar Allan Poe collection. The Library is in Mt. Vernon...More

1  Thank george579
Reviewed 25 January 2017

It looks like the numerous photo you have probably come across and there is not much else to see. There was a room with exhibits that seem to change as well. currently a display on EA Poe. the library has limited opening hours for purposes...More

Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 23 January 2017

If you are looking for a great place to have a wedding look no further than the library. Great venue.

Thank cpl0199
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

You have seen the photos, so you already know why you need to go. The building is stunning, the staff is so lovely, and the collections on the first floor are really interesting to browse. Also, card catalogs. You guys. It is so nice to...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is an old library that is now part of the Hopkins' University music school. There is an auditorium where they perform jazz concerts. Worth a stop if you're in the neighborhood to check out the history.

Thank Kate0768
Reviewed 10 November 2016

My grandmother is a graduate of the Peabody School of Music and we recently took a tour of the library. The place is gorgeous!

Thank emelliott3
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18 January 2016|
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Response from Hans M | Reviewed this property |
Typically: Closed Sat & Sun Mon - Thur 9-5 Fri 9-3 But always wise to check online.
17 March 2015|
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Response from Cynthia F | Reviewed this property |
There are librarians there. Perhaps if you call ahead and ask for a special tour - you may get it. Otherwise, you are indeed restricted to the first floor. It is a real shame. But as everyone has said - it is truly... More
5 February 2015|
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Response from TLMatino | Reviewed this property |
The public can go in but you cannot go upstairs. The hours are listed on their website or above.