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Very interesting place to explore!

I love to explore this place. It has changed so much since I was a child in Wheaton. Changed for... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Mary R
Naperville, Illinois
You have to see it

The library on the campus of Wheaton College has a small free museum that holds the original Lewis... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2017
Lansdale, PA
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8 Aug 2017
“Very interesting place to explore!”
27 May 2017
“You have to see it”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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351 E Lincoln Ave, Wheaton, IL 60187-4213
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I love to explore this place. It has changed so much since I was a child in Wheaton. Changed for the better I'd say. The people are very helpful even for finding the way to the bathroom!

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The library on the campus of Wheaton College has a small free museum that holds the original Lewis Wardrobe that inspired the Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by CS Lewis. It also has his writing desk as well as Tolkein's writing desk. An avid...More

Thank my3son
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you are a fan of CS Lewis and RR Tolkien, you have to see this museum. The original wardrobe that inspires CS Lewis to write "The Chronicles of Narnia" can be found there. The original table of RR Tolkien where he wrote "The Lord...More

1  Thank fantas T
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Free attraction! This library is attached to Wheaton College, and is mainly a research library for the Inklings, a group of writers who were friends with CS Lewis (Chronicles of Narnia). Besides CS Lewis, it has materials for JRR Tolkein (Lord of the Rings), Dorothy...More

3  Thank trueindigo
Reviewed 16 September 2016

lots of spaces to hang out. Cheap books for sale. There is a small coffee shop and a place to sit on the terrace. I liked the city pocket park across from the library with an ornate fountain and benches to sit and chat.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 23 October 2014

A must stop in Wheaton for fans of C. S. Lewis or J. R. R. Tolkien. This is a small museum but interesting and well-done. People come from all over the world to do research in their library holdings of several British authors.

2  Thank N U
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The Marion E. Wade Library is a hidden gem for classic British literature. This small out-of-the-way library highlights seven authors and sits next to Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. A sanctuary for the those who seek to delight in an afternoon read or explore their...More

2  Thank Laurie H
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