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Huge amount of material to either read through or research in this section of the central library... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2012
Mark S
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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very good

as far as we are concerned any history re our services its well worth a look, its very... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2012
Julie J
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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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28 Mar 2016
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

What a great day - the heritage centre held an Open Day recently but you really need an Open Week...it was packed out! Lots of information to read and items to look at, crammed into rooms so that everywhere you looked there was something interesting...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Librarylover2014
Reviewed 28 March 2016

The library facilities previously contained in the early twentieth century building in North Hill have all been closed and some of the general reading and audio etc options are being re-established in a freshly converted office building on the corner of Armada Way and Mayflower...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 31 May 2013

This has some much interesting information, good for children who are over 7yrs. Excellent for adults so much can be learned about the naval history of Plymouth

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank pixie1957
Chris G, General Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2014

Thank you so much for your positive comments.

Reviewed 9 December 2012

Huge amount of material to either read through or research in this section of the central library. Well worth a look if you have any interest in anything nautical. The staff are also extremely helpful and knowledgeable if you need guidance or assistance. Treasure this...More

1  Thank Mark S
Chris G, Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2012

Thank you, Mark. The team really appreciate your kind remarks as they're working hard to improve the presentation and care of the collections and the service they provide. It sounds as if the move into what was the old Reference Library, with so much extra...More

Reviewed 21 August 2012

as far as we are concerned any history re our services its well worth a look, its very informative............................................

Date of experience: November 2011
2  Thank Julie J
Chris G, Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2012

Thanks, Julie. We really appreciate all feedback from customers. The collection is huge and we're trying to make as much as possible directly available now.

Reviewed 13 February 2011

Upstairs in the central library is the local history section and also the naval history. A good shot at both but it is all looking a bit run down and could be so much better with some extra resources. The naval section will be all...More

Date of experience: February 2011
2  Thank Jannerbloke
Chris G, Manager at Naval History Library, responded to this reviewResponded 22 December 2012

Thanks for taking the time to review the Naval History Library. As you'll have seen since your review, we've been working hard to integrate and update it with our other history collections. That work hasn't ended so please look in from time to time and...More

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