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.
Revised opening times for external visitors on 16 August 2017
Due to staff training the Reading Room will be open 10:00–12:30
Audit of Library and Archives collections, 11–22 September 2017
The Library and Archives will be closed to external enquiries and appointments during this period. The public reading room will re-open for appointments from Tuesday 26 September 2017.
- South Kensington: Tuesday to Thursday 10.00-16.00
- Tring: Monday to Thursday 9.30-15.30