Contact us

Institute of Historical Research
University of London
Senate House
Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU

General enquiries

Tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8740
Fax: +44 (0)20 7862 8745

Library enquiries

Tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8760

To contact individual staff members, see the Staff/contact page.

To send us your feedback, see the Feedback page

Visit us

Tube stations: Euston Square (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan lines); Goodge Street (Northern line); Russell Square (Piccadilly line); Warren Street (Northern and Victoria lines).

Opening times

Monday to Friday9.00 am8.45 pm
Saturday9.30 am5.15 pm

Last admission: 30 minutes before closing time.

Library users making a special visit are advised to check availability of items before visiting.

The library closes at public holidays, Easter and between Christmas and New Year.

Closure dates for 2014-15

Easter 2015Thursday 2 April to Tuesday 7 April inclusive
Early May Bank Holiday 2015Monday 4 May
Spring Bank Holiday 2015Monday 25 May
Summer Bank Holiday 2015Monday 31 August
Christmas 2015-16

Thursday 24 December 2015 - Sunday 3 January 2016 inclusive.

The IHR will close at 5.30pm on Wednesday 23 December 2015.