Special Collections Opening Hours

Information about using Special Collections, accessing the reading room, and service availability.

Special Collections Opening Hours

Information about using Special Collections, accessing the reading room, and service availability.

The Special Collections Reading Room is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 11am-2.45pm only via advance booking.

Order special collections & archives and book your study space slot in the Special Collections reading room by sending an email.

Please note:

  • Social distancing is being observed.
  • Study spaces are limited.
  • Ensure you have the email confirming your order and study space booking before travelling to Senate House and have it ready to show staff on arrival.
  • Read important information about using this service on the Using the Special Collections Reading Room page.