The Library and Archive is currently closed as essential building maintenance is taking place. A limited service will be available from early summer 2018 – please contact us for more information.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Before Visiting:
      • Check we hold the correct material: Make an Enquiry to check if the material you want to see is available.

      • Make an appointment: Access to the Library and Archive is by appointment only and we ask for two weeks notice. Please contact the Museum prior to your visit. Provide as much detail as possible on the nature of your enquiry.

      • If you are Unable to visit yourself:  You can hire a professional researcher to undertake the work on your behalf. The researcher must still enquire and book an appointment with us. Disclaimer: these researchers are in no way affiliated to REMLA, and the organisation can take no responsibility for any arrangements that you may make with them.
On Arrival:
          • All Library and Archive visitors will be signed in and then escorted to the Library and Archive which is situated inside Brompton Barracks (about a 5-10min walk which involves a spiral staircase – please let us know any mobility needs you may have)
          • Please bring with you photo ID and proof of address
          • Please note that while wheelchair access to the library is currently not available alternative arrangements can be made.
          • No food or drink is allowed in the Library and Archive
Opening Times and Prices:
          • The Library is open on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (10.00-16:00 closed between 1-2)
          • The entrance price is included with the Museum entrance fee (valid for 12 months)
          • Charges apply for photocopying and reproduction of any material
Don’t Forget:
          • A pencil, paper and a camera


Please remember that the Royal Engineers Museum Library and Archive is a registered charity. Profits gained from the services of the Library and Archive during your visit are put back into the Museum to help maintain and improve the collection for future generations.