Founded in 1788, the Linen Hall Library is the oldest library in Belfast and one of the oldest in the UK.

Located in Belfast's thriving city centre, it houses an unparalleled Irish and local studies collection, an internationally renowned Northern Irish political collection, a vast genealogical and heraldry collection plus a comprehensive general lending collection.

Linen Hall Library

Free to all

17 Donegall Square North, Belfast, County Antrim, BT1 5GB

02890 321707


Opening times

Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 5.30pm

Exhibitions nearby

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