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.
Early closure 19 December
The Library and Archives public reading room will be closed to external enquiries and appointments from 12.30. We reopen as usual the following day.
Christmas and New Year 2017/2018
The Library and Archives will be closed to external enquiri 1C6A es and appointments between 22 December 2017 - 2 January 2018. We will open as usual from 3 January 2018.
Audit closure 19-23 February 2018
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