Institute closure

The Library and Institute will be closed on Thursday 29 February-Friday 1 March due to essential building work

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Warburg Renaissance Project

All books are available on floors 1-4, but periodicals remain inaccessible. Access to the Institute is via the entrance to the Slade School of Fine Art.

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About the Warburg Library

The Warburg Library holds a collection of international importance in the humanities. With over 360,000 volumes available on open shelves, it is the largest collection in the world focused on the afterlife of antiquity and the survival and transmission of culture, with a particular emphasis on Medieval and Renaissance studies.

New entrance from September 2023

During the final phase of the Warburg Renaissance building project, access to the Institute will be through the Slade School of Fine Art next door

A short introduction to the Warburg Library