Library and Archives
Curious about the natural world? Then you're in the right place.
The Library and Archives has been developing its unparalleled collection of natural history literature, artwork and information resources since 1881.
Catalogue maintenance work 22 January
The Museum Archives catalogue will be unavailable from 4pm on Monday 22 January due to maintenance work. The catalogue should be back online by 10am Tuesday 23 January.
Audit closure 19-23 February
The Library and Archives will be closed to external enquiries and appointments between 19-23 February. Our public reading room will open again for appointments from 27 February.
- South Kensington: Tuesday to Thursday 10.00-16.00
- Tring: Monday to Thursday 9.30-15.30