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
Email: ihr.reception@sas.ac.uk

Library enquiries

Tel: +44 (0)20 7862 8760
Email: ihr.library@sas.ac.uk

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).

Take a virtual tour of the IHR with Google. You can navigate between floors using the floor numbers on the right hand side.

Opening times

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

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. We close for the University of London’s Foundation Day event, held annually in November.

Closure dates for 2017-18

Christmas 2017-18

Saturday 23 December 2017 - Monday 1 January 2018 inclusive.

The IHR will close at 5.30pm on Friday 22 December 2017.

Easter 2018Thursday 29 March to Tuesday 3 April inclusive
Early May Bank Holiday 2018Monday 7 May
Spring Bank Holiday 2018Monday 28 May
Summer Bank Holiday 2018Monday 27 August