This is not just a library. This is a museum of art and history. The building and surrounds itself is beautiful and is full of historical information and beautiful pieces of art.
You don't quite realise how beautiful the Library is until you walk through its doors! As a massive book worm I decided I just wanted a peak inside and ended up spending a good hour walking round just looking at the building. beautiful interiors and would have loved to have more time in there!
We had about 30 minutes and were in the area and decided to check out the Library. The murals and statuary were amazing. The Sargent Murals are must see. The courtyard and fountain were very peaceful and tranquil. Could easily spend an hour or two wandering around the building.
We booked a table here for afternoon tea and were not disappointed. Lovely tea and a nice selection of cakes. We were advised to share a tea selection and that was fine as we'd had lunch, but if you're going in hungry I could have eaten all the food myself. And the library itself is spectacular, I especially liked the... 更多
What a building-- the study hall is impressive as are the works by Sargent and various sculptures especially in the courtyard. The music by the symphony in the upper floor room was delightful!
It is worth visiting just to see the building itself, but there are a number of features of special interest. The Bates Hall Reading Room is the heart of the Library and the Abbey Room Mural Panels depicting the Quest For The Holy Grail are stunning. At ground floor level there is a large Courtyard with a good selection of... 更多
I enjoyed a pleasant, relaxing stroll around this building while viewing the beautiful artwork and the building itself. On the top floor there was an interesting exhibition on the Boston Handel and Haydn Society and on the ground floor there was a cafe, rest rooms and an outdoor seating area with a fountain. Well worth a stop off for a... 更多
This free public library should a Museum of Art, I could not believe my eyes as we stepped inside and looked at the architecture, paintings and decoration of the building. We took the 6 p.m. tour on a Thursday evening. Lou was our volunteer guide. She had approximately 15-20 people. Library staff told me to wait inside by their desk... 更多