Treasures Tour Dates and Times

Introduction to the Treasures of the British Library

Monday – Friday, 11:00
Saturdays, 11:00 and 14:00
Sundays, 11:30

The second largest atlas in the world, the historic library of King George III, Wilfred Owen’s manuscripts. See and learn about these items and much more on a guided tour of some of the treasures in our collection.

Our knowledgeable, passionate Library staff will introduce you to their favourite items in our Sir John Ritblat Gallery, where over 200 of our most iconic treasures are displayed, and divulge fun facts and lesser-known histories you won’t find anywhere else.

Tours last approximately 60 minutes and leave from the Information Desk.

If you would like to book a private tour for your group, this can be arranged to suit you. Private tours are charged at £125.00 per group (maximum 15 individuals, incl. VAT) and are available Monday – Friday. Email to book.

Want to know more Library secrets? Why not try our Building Tour as well.