Explore the dark vaults of history at the National Archives. Take a behind the scenes tour at the National Archives and learn more about how documents are selected to be opened to the public, handle records yourself, see the work that goes into conserving valuable documents and visit our repositories not normally open to the public. Tours take place on Saturdays at 100 and 1400 and are free. To book a tour call (020) 8876 3444.
Visitors wishing to access the records must bring a formal document (driving license, or cheque card) bearing your name and signature.
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Ruskin Avenue, Kew, TW9 4DU
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+44 (0)20 8876 3444
Closed for public holidays, contact The National Archives for details of this and summer closure.
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The National Archives
Ruskin AvenueKewTW9 4DU
- +44 (0)20 8876 3444
- Public transport:
- Kew Gardens - signposted from station. Kew Bridge: cross over Kew Bridge and follow main road to left along Kew Road and Mortlake Road. Pass under railway bridge and turn next left into Ruskin Avenue.
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