National Museum of the Royal Navy Library

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National Museum of the Royal Navy Library

About the library

Specialist collection relating to the epic story of the Royal Navy, its impact on Britain and the world from its origins in 625 A.D. to the present day. Collections date from 1640 to the present, including the history of the Corps of the Royal Marines, the Fleet Air Arm and Submarine Service. The library does not contain Ministry of Defence classified material.

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? No.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? No - this library does not participate in the inter-library lending scheme. However, items may be available for loan or exhibition use as per their loans policy.

Can I visit the library to view materials? See the library's website for access details.


Browse all of the National Museum of the Royal Navy records in Library Hub Discover here.