The RIBA Library

Everyone is welcome to visit the British Architectural Library, learn from our collections and use our services. Admission is free. We also operate an enquiry service to answer any of your questions about architecture.

Visitor notice: There are changes in access to some of our sites and collections at 66 Portland Place and the V&A in place until 2017. Until further notice, our Study Rooms at the V&A will not be open on Thursdays.

Online catalogue

Type in a keyword below, press search and discover what we have in our collections or browse over 80,000 of our images via RIBApix. A guide to the online catalogue is available, otherwise please contact us if you have any queries. 


Latest news from our Library and collections

News Edwin Smith exhibition tours

Edwin Smith exhibition tours

FREE exhibition tours led by 'Ordinary Beauty' curators Justine Sambrook and Valeria Carullo. Every Friday from 19 September until 5 December.

13 August, 2014
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