Facilities & Services of The National Archives
Being the archive and publisher of UK government, The National Archives holds oldest of documents. People come to obtain news or access information regarding a research topic. The National Archives plays an important role in bringing historical facts and figures to the people as it holds the glorious log of 1000 years of British history. Students enrich themselves with the information through Lessons, videoconferences, virtual classrooms and podcasts.
The National Archives remains open from Tuesday to Saturday while it’s closed on Sunday and Monday. For Tuesdays the timings are from 09.00 hours to 19.00 hours. For Wednesdays 9.00 hours till 17.00 hours, Thursdays 9.00 hours till 19.00 hours. On Friday and Saturday the timings are from 9.00 hours till 17.00 hours.
The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU, United Kingdom
How to Get to National Archives
From the closest underground station, Kew gardens Tube station, move southwest on Layton Pl toward Station Ave turn right onto Station Approach. Turn right onto Kew Gardens Rd/B353 and then right onto Leyborne Park. Turn right onto Mortlake Rd/A205. Turn left onto Ruskin Ave. The National Archives will be on your left. View Map
The closest Bus stop is Kew, Kew Retail Park (S-bound). Bus number R68 will take you to this stop. From the bus stop move southwest and turn right toward Kew Meadow Path. Turn right onto Kew Meadow Path and then right onto Bessant Dr. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Bessant Dr. Turn right to stay on Bessant Dr and the National Archives will be on your left side.