General enquiries



Photographic Collection


Opening Hours

Institute and Library opening hours: 

Monday – Thursday: 10.00am – 8.00pm

Friday: 10.00am – 6.00pm

Saturday: 10.00am - 5.00pm

The Archive is open to readers by appointment only. Please email to organise your visit. There is no need to make an appointment to use the Library or Photographic Collection.

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Building Closure Dates 2022/23

Easter 2023: closed Thursday 6 - Tuesday 11 April inclusive

Early May Bank Holiday 2023: closed Saturday 29 April - Monday 1 May inclusive

Spring Bank Holiday 2023: closed Saturday 27 - Monday 29 May inclusive

Summer Bank Holiday 2023: closed Monday 28 August