The British Library

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Admission Free
96 Euston Road
Tel 020 7412 7332
Reading Rooms Open
Mon,Wed,Thurs & Fri 9.30-6pm
Tues 9.30-8pm
Sat 9.30-5pm
Sun & BH 11-5pm (exhibitions & shop only)

The building with shop, cafes, displays and exhibitions is open free to the general public. Researchers needing access to the collection need to apply for a readers ticket. These are issued by interview with applicants. Some of the collection is being made available on-line [click here].

Guided tours of the public areas take place Mon, Wed & Fri at 3pm and Sat at 10:30 & 3pm.Tours which include a Reading Room are offered on Sun & Bank Hols at 11:30 & 3pm. There is a charge for these. Free viewing gallery tours take place on Mon, Wed and Fri at 11am. Booking is essential for all tours.
Tel 020 7412 7639.

A free quarterly mailing list is available for the programme of talks, activity sessions and study days. There is a Friends organisation Tel 020 7412 7734. 2010