The Special Collections & Archives Researchers’ Service will be closed from Monday 4 December until January 2024 for our annual stocktake. The service will resume when the Institute reopens in the new year.
Bishopsgate Institute is open to everyone. We welcome you to discover our beautiful Grade II* listed building.
020 7392 9200
Bishopsgate 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.
Our Researchers’ Area is open 10:00 - 17:00, Monday to Friday, with late opening on Wednesdays.
We reserve the right to close at short notice. Please check this page before travelling.
|Box office||Main Library||Researchers' Area|
|Monday||9:00 – 18:00||CLOSED||10:00 – 17:00|
|Tuesday||9:00 – 18:00||CLOSED||10:00 – 17:00|
|Wednesday||9:00 – 18:00||CLOSED||10:00 – 20:00|
|Thursday||9:00 – 18:00||CLOSED||10:00 – 17:00|
|Friday||9:00 – 18:00||CLOSED||10:00 – 17:00|
Bishopsgate Institute is located two minutes' walk from Liverpool Street Station. The area is served by major bus routes.
There is public bike parking directly opposite our main entrance. There are Santander cycle hire docking stations on the corner of Brushfield Street.
Parking in the area is restricted. Taxis may drop off passengers on Brushfield Street immediately outside the side entrance (with step-free access). This is a no-through road. The nearest City of London taxi rank is in Liverpool Street station by platform 10.
Please visit out Access Information page for more information.