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Munro's Books

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Charming bookstore

We visited Munro’s because of reviews we read online, and because we’re book lovers. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A must visit for book lovers

By far the best book store I have been in In years - maybe ever! It’s worth the trip to Victoria... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Guelph, Canada
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1108 Government St, Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1Y2, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Munro’s because of reviews we read online, and because we’re book lovers. Great selection and helpful staff. Purchased several items (books and otherwise). If you like books you’ll want to visit Munro’s while in Victoria.

Thank LoveBirds25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

By far the best book store I have been in In years - maybe ever! It’s worth the trip to Victoria just to visit this store.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going here even if there is nothing we need. The atmosphere is warm and welcoming and the staff are eager to help. We stop by every time we visit Victoria.

Thank Rhonda2398
Reviewed October 12, 2018

My pilgrimage to Victoria always includes purchasing a blue bag from Munros with books and magazines inside. It is beyond elegant, more Cathedral like and has charming and knowledgeable staff.,it is a clear and permanent danger to my pocket book and the source of my...More

Thank NICHOLASVancouverBc
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Whilst in Victoria, I book shopped and found Munro's, what an absolutely beautiful building and store. It is very impressive and has high ceilings with beautiful artwork, the books are very well organised and is spacious. A bookies dream! Drop in and admire or stay...More

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Munro's Books should be supported by us, readers, by buying books in this classy bookstore. It's one of the most beautiful and best bookstores I 've visited. I I've been to many excellent bookstores, among them in El Ateneo in Buenos Aires and in a...More

Thank Andrzej Z
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by Munros on our way to Murchies. It is reminiscent of a library from times past. Large dark wood shelves line the walls, and make up the center book stands. It is the kind of book store that I could get lost in...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Every time I am in Victoria I get lost in this book store for an hour or two. I always buy a great book and some journals or cards. I always love the assistance I get from the friendly staff. This week’s selection was on...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed June 8, 2018

I love books and bookstores, so when I passed Munro's on the street and saw its lovely storefront, I had to go in. I was greeted by a unique selection of books, and I ended up buying more than I should have since I flew...More

Thank agiffin2
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

In one of the oldest and well maintained buildings which makes this book store a landmark well worth visiting. And there is a good selection of books too

Thank DavidG897
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