Opening hours

Opening hours for the Maps Reading Room are:

  • Monday: 09.30-17.00
  • Tuesday: 09.30-17.00
  • Wednesday: 10.00-17.00
  • Thursday: 09.30-17.00
  • Friday: 09.30-17.00
  • Saturday: 09.30-13.00 (reduced service)

Some collection items, particularly those from pre-1850, are not usually available on Saturdays. Please contact us in advance if you wish to view such items.

During periods of reduced staffing, the fetching of maps may be suspended from 13.00-14.00 hours. If you plan on arriving at the Maps Reading Room during this period we advise you to contact us in advance.

Last maps retrieved: 16.30 Monday-Friday (12.30 Saturday).

Last photocopy collection: 16.45 Monday-Friday (12.45 Saturday).


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