Book Reading Room
The National Archives Reading Room is open at full capacity seating-wise. However, we request that you continue to book an appointment.
Mask wearing is supported and encouraged but is not mandatory for readers and public service staff.
Currently opening times are: Mon-Fri 10:00am-5:00pm We close for lunch 1:00pm-2:00pm when readers are required to vacate the Reading Room.
To complete a booking you need to have or have applied for a Readers’ Ticket
This is the reading room. It is a bookable product.