In order to start using the Library and Archives collections we ask that you join as a member on your first visit. There is no membership charge.
Please follow these steps on arrival:
Library staff will issue you with a Natural History Museum Library and Archives membership card. Be sure to bring it with you on future visits. It is valid for five years, after which you will need to renew your registration.
|Personal ID||Proof of current address|
|Full passport||National identity card (provided it bears your address)|
|National identity card||UK, overseas or international driving licence (provided it bears your address)|
|UK, overseas or international driving licence (with photograph)||Recent utility bill (gas, water or telephone bill)|
|Official identification card from a recognised place of work or study (with photograph)||Council tax statement / payment book|
|Bank/credit card (with photograph)||Recent bank / credit card statement|
|State pension book|
|Benefit / family credit book|