Facilities and services

The Department of Asia offers access to its collection and expertise to the public in as many ways as possible.

The department is open for enquiries every Wednesday-Friday, 10:30-13:00 and 14.15-16.00 (excluding bank holidays).

Please contact the department before your visit, giving at least four weeks' notice. All visitors to the department must first go to the information desk in the Great Court to pick up a visitor pass, before proceeding to the Asia Study Room. Please bring photographic evidence of  identification such as a driving licence or passport.