The National Archives Library

Contact details

Website: Telephone: +44 (0)208 876 3444 ext 2564

The National Archives

About the library

The National Archives Library is an open access collection of around 65, 000 volumes, used primarily as a research library for those using the holdings of the National Archives. It is open to anyone visiting the National Archives.

The local library catalogue is available online.

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? Yes.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? No - this library does not participate in the inter-library lending scheme.

Can I visit the library to view materials? See the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.


Browse all of The National Archive Library's records in Library Hub Discover here.