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Opening Hours

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Opening Hours

The IHR Library's upcoming opening hours are shown in the table below. *See list of additional closures below. If your journey to the IHR is extensive please check before travelling in case of an unexpected closure.

2022-23 Academic year Weekdays Saturdays
Term 3    
Wed 12 Apr – Sat 29 Jul 2023* 09.00 – 20.30 09.30-17.15

Additional closures, 2023-24

We close on UK public holidays and between Christmas and New Year. We usually close for one day each November for the University of London’s Foundation Day. 

  • Sat 26 Aug – Mon 28 Aug 2023 (Summer bank holiday 2023)
  • University of London Foundation Day, usually November
  • Sat 23 Dec 2023 – Tue 2 Jan 2024 (Christmas 2023 – 2024)