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Lie of the Land


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*How to Get There

Stukeley Fake Map
Stukeley. Fake Map of Roman Britain
The British Library

The British Library is at 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB. You can get there by underground underground or trainrail to King's Cross or Euston Station or train rail to St Pancras.
Buses 10, 30, 73, 91, SL1 and SL2 stop nearby.
There is a covered area in the Piazza for bicycles.

Admission is free
All are welcome

*Opening Hours

Chinese Globe
Chinese Globe, 1623
The British Library
Maps G 35

Monday; Wednesday to Friday 9.30 - 18.00
Tuesday (evening opening) 09.30 - 20.00
Saturday 09.30 - 17.00
Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday 11.00 - 17.00

Please note that the exhibition will be open from 13.00 to 17.00 only on Sundays 2 September, 18 November 2001 and 10 February 2002.

The exhibition will be closed 24-26 and 30-31 December 2001; 1 January,
29-31 March 2002


Here you will find a wide range of books, postcards and other items relating to the exhibition and of general interest. Email bl-bookshop@bl.uk


There is a stimulating programme of illustrated talks, discussions and family events.

*Programmes For Schools

World Map
World Map from an English Psalter
The British Library
Add Ms 28681 f.9
There are educational resources, workshops and teachers' events
Visit www.bl.uk/education


Visit the Café on the upper ground floor or the Restaurant on the first floor, both of which serve a range of hot and cold meals, snacks and drinks.

*Group Bookings

If you are bringing a group of 12 or more please ring +44 (0)20 7412 7332 or email boxoffice@bl.uk to book in advance.


The British Library's galleries are all accessible by wheelchair. Large print versions of the exhibition labels are available.

Sassoon Trench Map
Siegfried Sassoon. Trench map. 1916
The British Library
Add Ms 62550C

The British Library
Visitor Services
96 Euston Road
Tel +44 (0)20 7412 7332
Textphone +44 (0)20 7387 0626
Email boxoffice@bl.uk

All information is correct at time of writing but is subject to change.


'The Lie of the Land' exhibition is supported by Pearson