Our London Library within Imperial College closed on 3 February 2014. A new Research Centre with library facilities will open at the Science Museum in late 2015.


The Science Museum Library London closed to all readers at 9.00 on 3 February 2014. These books, journals, other collections and card catalogue are being moved to our Wroughton Library for storage there.

Latest service information

  • All Services operated from our London Library ceased on 3 February 2014
  • All Services operated from our Wroughton Library & Archives are suspended from 3 February to 29 April 2014, after which services will be limited. This is to allow our London collections to be moved to Wroughton
  • Please see our press release for more information.