Welcome to the Science Museum Library catalogue

Here you can search our collections, view holdings and login to reserve items to consult in our reading rooms in London or at the National Collections Centre, Wroughton.

If you have borrowing rights you can login to view your current loans and holds, and renew items where permitted. The general public cannot borrow books from this Library.

Archives are not catalogued here. Please use the Science Museum Group Archives Catalogue

Both libraries have reopened by appointment for Science Museum Group staff only until further notice, with fewer opening hours and reduced seating capacity in London. Due to lockdown restrictions there is currently no public access.

Dana Research Centre and Library, London

Open Thursday 11.00–17.00, by appointment only

Science Museum Library and Archives, National Collections Centre, Wiltshire

Open Friday 10.00–17.00, by appointment only

Both libraries are closed on bank holidays and over Christmas and New Year.

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