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

There will be a period of closure during late August 2014 while the IHR relocates to the north block of Senate House. Further details will be available shortly.

Easter 2014

Thursday 17 April to Tuesday 22 April inclusive

Early May Bank Holiday 2014

Monday 5 May 2014
Spring Bank Holiday 2014Monday 26 May 2014

Summer Bank Holiday 2014

Monday 25 Aug 2014
Christmas 2014-15

Wednesday 24 December 2014 to Sunday 4 January 2015 inclusive.

The IHR will close at 5.30pm on Tuesday 23 December 2014