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Opening Hours

Box Office

Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 6.00pm

*The Institute is open for specific events on weekends. On those weekends, the Box Office team will be available to assist with in-person and telephone enquiries.

Office and Administration
Monday to Friday, 9.30am - 5.30pm 

The Library (Special Collections and Archives)

EASTER CLOSURE: The Library, and the Special Collections and Archives searchroom will be closed from 17:30 on Thursday 29 March 2018. We will re-open at 10:00 on Tuesday 3 April 2018. 

Our Researchers Area for accessing our Special Collections and Archives is now open until 20:00 every Wednesday*. 

Our normal opening hours are:

Monday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Tuesday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Wednesday 10.00am - 5.30pm
(8.00pm Special Collections & Archives)
Thursday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Friday 10.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Please note that fetches of printed and archive materials will be subject to delays between 12:30 and 14:30 to accommodate staff breaks. Click here for more information about accessing the collections

* In the rare instances where we cannot operate the Wednesday late, changes will be advertised via @BishopsgateInst, or you can contact the Special Collections and Archives team directly: library@bishopsgate.org.uk