We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Grand Building”

New York Public Library
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 86.00*
and up
Small Group Walking Tour of New York City...
Ranked #11 of 1,204 things to do in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: Two marble lions mark the entrance to this Beaux Arts masterpiece, a National Historic Landmark containing more than six million books.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Hard to find a more beautiful library....this building is stunning. Marble is everywhere and be sure to look up at the ceilings....beautiful woodwork. Just walk around and marvel at the architectual wonder of this building....and there are books here too!!!! and places to sit and read and special exhibits. Worth a visit.

Thank busconi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a ReviewReviews (12,333)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"beautiful building"
in 695 reviews
"reading room"
in 370 reviews
"bryant park"
in 566 reviews
"winnie the pooh"
in 200 reviews
"map room"
in 90 reviews
"gutenberg bible"
in 86 reviews
"children's books"
in 82 reviews
"children's section"
in 80 reviews
"book lovers"
in 67 reviews
"free tour"
in 159 reviews
"new york"
in 544 reviews
"stuffed animals"
in 68 reviews
"gift shop"
in 221 reviews
"amazing architecture"
in 80 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 219 reviews
"on display"
in 131 reviews
"walk around"
in 74 reviews
Filter

450 - 454 of 12,337 reviews

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We were amazed by the beauty of the library and it is so peaceful and quiet. I would definitely recommend a visit.

Thank Fioja27
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 April 2018

This beautiful and famous library is well worth visiting whilst in New York. You probably won't spend very long as a tourist, but do pop in to see the beautiful architecture and design of the place.

1  Thank Merrowmum
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

When we visited the public library there was an exposition on the sixties we could see for free.

The building is beautiful.

But evenmore impressive the library itself.

Beautiful.

Just hop in and visit it! It is really worth while.

You do not need to spend much time there just enough have a general impression.

Thank Rocio B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

It is a beautiful building that an architect or student in architecture would appreciate a lot. You are going to find some history descriptions in different areas of the building and sometimes they have exhibitions. In the entrance you have to pass a metal detector so be patient doing the line. Of course it’s a library so you need to keep the tone down. You can get in an enjoy the books and or do research. It is an amazing building and in the back it has a park where you can sit and relax or enjoy some craft tents.

Thank AkirePR
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed New York Public Library also viewed

 

Been to New York Public Library? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing