Close up of a 1933 London Tramways poster (Image reference: Collage 36975)
Please note that LMA will be closed for Christmas from 3pm on Tuesday 24 December and reopening on Thursday January 2 at 9.30am. See below for full details.
Monday 9.30am - 4.45pm (closed bank holidays)
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30am - 7.30pm*
Our telephone and email enquiry services are in operation from 9.30am - 4.45pm Monday - Friday.
*Please note: on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays all computers, microfilm readers, photocopiers and printers will be turned off by 7.25pm and original documents must be returned to staff by 7.25pm so that the building can close at 7.30pm.
LMA is closed on all bank holidays as well as the dates shown below:
Closed from Tuesday 24 December 2013 at 3.00pm, reopening on Thursday 2 January 2014 at 9.30am (Christmas closure)
Closed from Thursday 30 October 2014 at 7.30pm, reopening on Monday 17 October 2014 at 9.30am (Annual stocktaking)
Document ordering times
Order times for original documents, maps, prints, books and photographs are every 20 minutes from 9.40am to 4.20pm (excepting Saturday). Collections take place at 20 past, 20 to and on the hour. They are extended until 5.40pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
On Saturdays there are no collections between 12.40pm and 2pm, and collections stop at 4pm.
Last orders: at 4.20pm on Monday; 5.40pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday; 4pm on Saturday.
LMA will be open on the following Saturdays from 9.30am - 4.45pm
Please note: our telephone and email enquiry service do not operateon Saturdays.