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Comics Unmasked | Prices and Visitor info

Closes Tue 19 August 2014

Today is the last day of Comics Unmasked, and our Box Office is extremely busy. When you have made your purchase it may take a few seconds for our system to deal with the sale. You should not re-click whilst the purchase is being processed. Many thanks for your patience, and we hope you enjoy the exhibition.

Parental guidance required for visitors under 16 years.

You can advance book online or by phone +44 (0)1937 546546.

Tickets are issued with timed entry slots. During busy periods entrance may be staggered.

Exhibition opening hours

Mon, Wed, Fri: 10.00 - 18.00
Tue and Thu: 10.00 - 20.00
Sat: 10.00 - 17.00
Sun: 11.00 - 17.00

Open until 20.00 on 7, 11, 13, 14, 18 August

Last admission is an hour before closing.

Adult Gift Aid*£10.50
Senior 60+ Gift Aid*£8.50
Senior 60+£7.50
Student/Registered Unemployed/Disabled£5.00
Disabled CarerFree
16-18 yearsFree
Under 16, (accompanied by a paying adult)Free
Friend of the British Library, PatronFree
National Art Pass Adult£4.75
National Art Pass Senior 60+£3.75

* Includes Voluntary Donation of £1.00. You will be helping the Library to conserve and share its collection. If you are a UK tax payer and ‘Gift Aid’ your donation, the Library can reclaim the tax you have paid. On an adult ticket with a donation, the Library would receive an extra £2.50 at no extra cost to you.

Please note that there is a £1.50 transaction fee when tickets are posted, or for telephone sales when an e-ticket is requested.

A large print guide to the exhibition is available.

Content advisory notice

The Comics Unmasked exhibition contains imagery and language which some visitors may find offensive or disturbing, including exhibits with violent and sexual content.

Parental guidance is required for visitors under 16 years of age; visitors under 16 years of age who are unaccompanied by an adult will not be admitted. Please be aware that the Library may request proof of age.

Within the exhibition, there is a separate section examining sexual themes which visitors can by-pass if they wish. 

How to find us

The British Library
96 Euston Road

Box Office: +44 (0)1937 546546
Open 9.00 - 17.00 (Mon - Fri)

Plan your visit


Please remember that photography is not allowed in the exhibition galleries.