Research Collections Team
Access to the Collections

Material held within the Research Collections can be consulted within the Royal Naval Museum Library reading room.

If you would like to view material held within our Collections, please contact us in advance to make an appointment. An appointment can be made on the day of visit.

For further information please contact the Research Collections Team via the following address:

Royal Naval Museum Library
HM Naval Base (PP66)
P01 3NH

Telephone Number 023 9272 3795

Fax Number 023 9272 3795

E-mail Address

Enquiry Form

NB: If you are sending an e-mail please confirm by telephone prior to your visit.

Opening hours

The Royal Naval Museum Library Reading Room is open Monday Friday 10:00 16:00

Staff are on hand to advise readers on resources held within the Library and can advise on external sources of information, if necessary. Readers can access the library catalogues, London Gazettes, Navy Lists and a large number of reference resources in the Reading Room.


The Royal Naval Museum Library Reading Room is located within the Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth.

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Created on the 20 March 2003
Last modified on the 30 October 2003