Study room

The Study Room for the Britain, Europe and Prehistory collections at Bloomsbury (Medieval, Renaissance and Modern material) is open 10.30–13.00 and 14.00–16.00 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, by appointment only. This also applies to the Horological Study Room.

The Study Room at Orsman Road, Hackney (Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Romano-British collections) is open 10.30–13.00 and 14.00–16.00 on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, by appointment only.

Collections housed at Blythe House, Hammersmith can be accessed by special appointment.

The Study Rooms are closed during August to allow for essential maintenance and care of the collections.

Further information 

Post-medieval to 19th-century ceramics

The Department of Britain, Europe & Prehistory has had to relocate the collection of post-medieval to early 19th-century ceramics. Unfortunately, this will disrupt access to this material for some time.