Audio Description Tour – Animals: Art, Science and Sound

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Join us as we take you on an audio-described tour of our latest exhibition,  Animals: Art, Science and Sound.

This tour is suitable for visitors who are blind and partially-sighted.  Please book by e-mailing or by phoning +44 (0)20 7412 7122.

On this tour you will be guided around our exhibition and you will find out how documenting the animal world has resulted in some of humankind’s most awe-inspiring art, science and sound recordings.

Follow this centuries-long journey through sound recordings, manuscripts and artworks, and learn some fun facts along the way.

The tour is delivered by a curator and includes audio description. One free ticket for a companion is available per visitor. Guide and assistance dogs are welcome.

If you require any other access support, please contact us on or phone +44 (0)20 7412 7122 in advance of your visit.

Please meet at the Information Desk in the Main Entrance 15 minutes before the start time. 


Name: Audio Description Tour – Animals: Art, Science and Sound
Where: Entrance Hall
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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When: -
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546