Astonishing Science. Spectacular museum.
Find out how to access our online catalogues including the new Science Museum library catalogue
Our main library catalogue has changed and we no longer share a catalogue with Imperial College. Our new catalogue documents a large part of our library holdings stored at our Wroughton site and everything shelved in the Research Centre.
Over two-thirds of the catalogued book collections are on the computer catalogue, including:
Tip and hints
You can search the online catalogue for library material at London and Wroughton. Electronic resources will be added to the system gradually.
It is generally easier if you use the advanced search for
Please contact us to find out what else we may have in the library collections and staff will check our card catalogue and our other lists of collections.
Our remaining card catalogue entries are gradually being computerised. Volunteers are also listing our trade literature collection and we hope to add these to the library catalogue in the near future
Once you have registered on the online catalogue you can access our enhanced services. You can:
Archives are now catalogued on a separate system – available at a later date
National Railway Museum Library catalogue