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Professional visits

    Londonist London Historians visit to Guildhall Library

    ​Londonist London Historians visit to Guildhall Library.

Librarians, archivists and museum professionals, especially those working with London history, local history, family history and special collections, may be interested in visiting Guildhall Library for a professional tour.

The tour consists of an introduction to the Library’s history and collections in the form of an illustrated talk from one of our Librarians and is followed by a chance to view ‘treasures’ from the collection. Where possible, there will also be an opportunity to visit the book stores, not normally accessible to the public.

Duration: one - 1 ½ hours
Group size: minimum six maximum 12
Cost: Free

How to book a Professional's visit

Group visits for professionals are usually held on:

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays
  • Between 10am-12midday or 2pm-4pm

However, it may be possible to arrange a visit on other days/times, subject to availability.

To arrange a visit, please email Guildhall Library with the following information or call us on 020 7332 1868 for an informal chat about your visit:

  • Details and number of people in the group
  • When you would like to visit. Evening visit are possible, however, these will incur a charge

Visits are offered free of charge and donations are always welcome.

Please be aware that as tours and visits are subject to availability we recommend booking well in advance.