External researchers

We welcome all external researchers from the general public and the academic community. Appointments to access objects and documents in the museum can be made in person, by phone or by email - see our contact us page for details. Please give us a minimum of two working days notice for your request.

Please note

  • A maximum of 12 objects can be pre-ordered for each appointment.
  • Some objects may be unsuitable or unavailable for research.
  • You will be required to undertake a short object handling briefing session when you arrive. Please allow an extra few minutes for this.

To make your request please follow the instructions in the video below