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Make an appointment to visit

How to book an appointment, where to find us and our opening hours

Islington Local History Centre is open for appointments and our opening hours are 11am-1pm and 2-4pm, Monday-Friday (and every second Saturday of the month). Advanced booking is essential, so please do not arrive without a pre-arranged appointment. To book an appointment please email local.history@islington.gov.uk or call 0207 527 7988. Covid safety measures are in place, including the mandatory wearing of face coverings/masks throughout your visit (excepting medical exemptions).  

Where to find us

Islington Local History Centre
Finsbury Library
245 St John Street
London
EC1V 4NB

Find us on Google Maps

The centre is close to the junction of St John Street and Skinner Street.

Public transport

Bus: 153

Tube: Angel (Northern Line); Farringdon (Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith & City Lines)

Train: Farringdon (Thameslink)

Disabled access

The centre is fully wheelchair accessible and has a disabled toilet. Our DisabledGo profile will give you an access guide to the venue.

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