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Guided Tour, Sat 13 Jun 2020

Address

Ruskin Avenue,
Kew,
Richmond, Surrey,
TW9 4DU

Details

Our special guided tours will lead you around our ‘brutalist bunker’, purpose built in 1977 to house records and researchers. You’ll visit our rooftop to take in the spectacular views over the Thames and take a visit down to our basement, where you’ll discover the inner workings of a building designed to care for the nation’s most precious documents.

Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 13 Jun 2020
11:00; 12:30 & 14:00

Prices

Price: £10.00
Under 30s: £8.00



Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 152728  Lat: 51.44326 Long: -0.34244

Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk


Parking: free

Facilities

  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access