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

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

Summer opening: closed on Saturdays in August and September

Summer Bank Holiday 2023: closed Monday 28 August

Christmas and New Year 2023/24: closed Monday 25 December 2023 - Tuesday 2 January 2024 inclusive