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Opening times

Day Opening times
Monday to Friday 10am to 8pm
Saturday 10am to 5pm
Sunday Closed

This is a specialist public reference library with regular and varied events, exhibition space and a business information point. There are also three reading rooms available for reading and study.

Westminster Music Library has relocated to Westminster Reference Library, please check their opening times before visiting. 

Venue notes

Facilities and services

Specialist collections

location

Address

35 St Martin's Street
London
Westminster
WC2H 7HP
United Kingdom

Accessibility

There is no wheelchair access but we can make our material available at another Westminster library branch upon request.

There are two steps at the entrance, then six steps immediately inside the building to the ground floor. The library is on three floors with stairs to all levels but there is no lift. You can find the following collections on each floor:

  • ground floor: performing arts, fine art, design and photography collections
  • first floor: Westminster Music Library
  • second floor: a quiet reading and study area and a collection of art books for loan

Registered assistance dogs are welcome.

Read more about access to all libraries

Events

We have events for adults, and activities for children and young people.

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Directions to Westminster Reference Library 

By train

Nearest railway station: Charing Cross Station

By underground

Nearest tube station: Leicester Square (Northern line), Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines), Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines)

By bus

Buses: 3, 6, 11, 14, 38, 94, 139

Plan your journey by using the TfL journey planner.