The British Library The British Library


Address
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Telephone
+44 (0)1937 546060
Opening times
Monday-Sunday, 09.30-see website for closing times and late openings
Admission
Treasures Gallery and Entrance Hall Gallery, Free. PACCAR Gallery, see individual exhibitions for admission price
Closest station
King's Cross, Euston

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and one of the world's greatest research libraries. It provides world class information services to the academic, business, research and scientific communities and offers unparalleled access to the world's largest and most comprehensive research collection. The Library's collection has developed over 250 years and exceeds 150 million separate items representing every age of written civilisation and includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, stamps, music, patents, photographs, newspapers and sound recordings in all written and spoken languages. Up to 10 million people visit the British Library website - www.bl.uk - every year where they can view up to 4 million digitised collection items and over 40 million pages.