Centre for the Book

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Centre for the Book information

Cape Town , South Africa
62 Queen Victoria St
City Bowl
+27 21 423 2662
Getting there
Bus: Upper Long/Upper Loop
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Opening hours
8am-4pm Mon-Fri
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This grand domed Edwardian building first opened in 1913 as the headquarters of the now-defunct University of Good Hope. More recently it has become an annexe of the National Library of South Africa. Pop inside to admire its central reading room, which is also sometimes used for concerts.