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The Library and Archives Collections are available to study in each of our museum’s Reading Rooms.


The Reading Room is open Monday* – Thursday by appointment only. Pre-booking is essential.

Opening hours: Morning 10:00 to 13:00 / Afternoon 13:30 to 16:30.

* Please be aware that the museum is closed to general visitors on Mondays during term time, but staff will be there to welcome you at the main entrance.

Tower of London & Fort Nelson

If you have any queries regarding accessing the libraries at the Tower of London or Fort Nelson please contact