Visiting and Available Services

Archive Enquiry Services

To make a booking, or if you have a query about the records, get in touch by post, phone, fax or e-mail.

Planning Your Visit to the Parliamentary Archives

Where we are, how to get to us, opening hours, closure dates and the onsite facilities we offer.

Parliamentary Archives - Frequently Asked Questions

Save yourself time, and browse through the answers to queries the public ask us most often.

Citation, Copyright and Use of the Parliamentary Archives

Details of how to cite records and copyright issues.

Publications from the Parliamentary Archives

Archive catalogues, reports and reference works produced by us which are available for purchase by mail order. Some can be downloaded for free.

Archive Reprographic Services

The copying and scanning services we offer onsite, by post, or e-mail, and their costs.

Information about the Parliamentary Archives for the Media

Details of licensing fees and procedures, and information for broadcasters or film crews wishing to feature our collections.

Parliamentary Archives: Useful Links

The websites of other archives or archival resources likely to be of interest to our users.

Related information

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A new publication highlighting 150 treasures of the Parliamentary Archives

Victoria Tower Treasures book

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