Containing over 200,000 items on the history of the borough, the Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre can help you discover the history of your family, the area you live in, local buildings, and more.
Holborn Library in 1960 © Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre
32-38 Theobalds Road
Our opening hours
Alternate Saturdays: 11am-5pm
The Saturdays we will be open in 2023 are: 14 January, 11, 25 February, 11, 25 March, 8, 22 April, 6, 20 May, 3,17 June, 1, 15, 29 July, 12, 26 August, 9, 23 September, 7, 21 October, 4, 18 November, 2, 16, 30 December.
Consultation of archives is by prior appointment.
To make an appointment or if you have an enquiry, contact the Local Studies and Archives Centre:
Telephone: 020 7974 6342
Search the catalogue of our collections
Oil paintings online
You can view our oil paintings collection online.
Local history links
Links to websites that contain information on local history and archives