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.

Senate House will close for the University's Foundation Day from 12pm on Wednesday 25th November 2015.

Closure dates for 2015-16

Christmas 2015-16

Thursday 24 December 2015 - Sunday 3 January 2016 inclusive.

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

Easter 2016Thursday 24 March to Tuesday 29 March inclusive
Early May Bank Holiday 2016Monday 2 May
Spring Bank Holiday 2016Monday 30 May
Summer Bank Holiday 2016Monday 29 August