Please note that until further notice, the Reference Library remains closed and replies through our enquiry service are taking longer than normal. Thank you for your patience during this time.
The Reference Library is in the Museum’s office building, which is across the main road (the A7) from the Visitor Centre. If you have made an appointment to visit the Library, please come directly to this building and ring the intercom. A member of our team will come to meet you. The Library is situated on the ground floor.
Desk space is available within the Library for researchers to work at and it is usually possible to access the computer if required. You are welcome to bring your own laptop or other electronic devices but please note that Wi-Fi is limited.
You are welcome to use the seating area outside the Library to take a break. This is where the best Wi-Fi signal can usually be found. Please ask a member of staff for the password.
Refreshments can be purchased in the Café which is across the road in the Visitor Centre.
The toilets are located near to the Library on the ground floor. Please ask to be directed to them.
Please note that the building is not designed for public use and is a working environment for staff, volunteers and tenants. We ask that you respect people who are working in the building and be patient with anyone using the seating area outside the Library to have a break/lunch.
Please read our Library Rules for further information.