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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.

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Open Monday–Friday 10.00–17.00

Science Museum Library and Archives, National Collections Centre, Wiltshire

Open Friday 10.00–17.00

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

The Dana Research Centre and Library will close from 17:00 on 20 December 2019 and will reopen at 10:00 on 2 January 2020.


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