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Amazing library

My sister,my little boy and I went to visit this wonderful library in Maldon.. you can visit from... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
urrica2018
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Ware, United Kingdom
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More than a library

Lots to ssee and lots of local things to buy in this place which I would recommend to anyone going... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Mike F
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

My sister,my little boy and I went to visit this wonderful library in Maldon.. you can visit from 2pm to 4pm and it is well worth the trip!! The lady that gave us a tour (I'm ashamed to admit that I can't remember her name!)...More

Thank urrica2018
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Lots to ssee and lots of local things to buy in this place which I would recommend to anyone going to Maldon for the first time

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

This was a highlight of our trip to Maldon. The library is housed in what remains of the older church tower and later school extension - a quirky mix. The staff were incredibly knowledgeable about Exhibits and local history. We were wowed by the huge...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This library was founded in 1704 in accordance with the will of Dr Thomas Plume. It holds a very impressive number of books totalling 8000. This is a private library, but the books may be viewed during normal opening hours, well worth a visit.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 14 June 2017

The library is situated on top of the old church and is not easy to get to via a side door and a winding staircase. However, if you are interested in old books then it is well worth the effort

Thank Singapore1938
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Thomas Plume's library is situated at the top of Market Hill in Maldon. There are exhibitions of Maldon and things of interest going back over many years. There is a little gift section and I found it very interesting to look back in time.

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Bueatiful building surrounded by well kept gardens, entrance through small doorway that takes you up spiral staircase, grand inside collection of all Thomas plumes books ,guided tours given .

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

You just need to go upstairs and visit this amazing little library which was donated to Maldon by Thomas Plume, a vicar, on his death in the early 1700s. It will take you 15 minutes but is a fascinating piece of history. The books were...More

Thank sjhHove
Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is well worth a visit - very interesting and very helpful and friendly staff. We thought at first that the building was a church. We enjoyed the tapestry along with the other exhibits. We also bought some Maldon salt in their shop!

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Fantastic library history of Thomas plume is fantastic this library is in a time warp books are very rare the building is very old the staff will give you a tour very interested you should not miss this

Thank maldonfox
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