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The National Archives

Bessant Drive

Richmond

TW9 4DU

United Kingdom

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Discover what goes on inside The National Archives, south-west London’s hidden brutalist masterpiece.

Special tours, including of our repositories, will explain how we use the space to preserve and conserve the nation’s historical documents for future generations, and give insight into the origins of the building, the distinctive 1970s design of which has not always found favour, but has stood the test of time.

Tours are 75-90 minutes and operate on a first come, first served basis (please note some areas are only accessible by stairs).

No booking required.
Tour times: 11:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 (maximum 15 per group).

All tours will meet near the welcome desk. Please arrive 15 minutes early for your tour.



We run an exciting range of events and exhibitions on a wide variety of topics. For more details, visit nationalarchives.gov.uk/whatson.


Please note: Charges are now applicable in our visitor car park. For more information follow the link.

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The National Archives

Bessant Drive

Richmond

TW9 4DU

United Kingdom

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