Library and Archives
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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.
Forthcoming Reading Room closure dates
Closure dates in 2019
22 February - 4 March: during these dates we will be closed to visitors due to planned essential Estates maintenance work and a Library and Archives audit. Please note we will take longer than usual to respond to email enquiries.
We will be closed to external visitors on the following dates as we will be conducting collections management work:
- 18 - 22 March 2019
- 22 - 26 April 2019
- 20 - 24 May 2019
- South Kensington: Tuesday to Thursday 10.00-16.00
- Tring: Monday to Thursday 9.30-15.30