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Make an appointment to visit

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

From 26 April access to the history centre is by appointment only. To book an appointment please email

Access times will be: 

Monday: 11am - 8pm
Tuesday: 11-4pm
Wednesday: 11-4pm
Thursday: 11-4pm
Friday: 11-4pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 5pm (every second Saturday in the month)

Contact us


Where to find us

Islington Local History Centre
Finsbury Library
245 St John Street

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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