James Cook: The Voyages

Open until 28 Aug 2018

Explore the stories, art and maps of those who were there

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Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

From Magna Carta and Shakespeare to Ada Lovelace and The Beatles

Exhibition FREE

In Search of Frankenstein: Photographs by Chloe Dewe Mathews

13 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018

13 April – 1 July


Karl and Eleanor Marx

Monday to Sunday

1 May – 5 August

Events at the Library

Talks and Discussions

Architectural Agency in the Public Sector

Richard Rogers and Shumi Bose in conversation

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Other events

Talks and Discussions

Digital Conversation: Empowering Technologies

How do Indigenous communities use new technologies to preserve and promote their way of life?

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Li Manshan (Portrait of a Folk Daoist) – Film Screening

This intimate portrait film explores the life of eighth-generation household Daoist Li Manshan

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Special Event

Wiki-Food and Mostly Women

Spend a day diversifying Wikipedia's food-related topics

Talks and Discussions

Ingredients: Yeast with Nicholas P Money

See the sugar fungus in a new light

Limited places

Tours of the Library

Building tour

Discover more about our history, collections and architecture on this tour - includes the Viewing Gallery

Conservation studio tour

Take a behind-the-scenes tour and see our world-renowned conservators in action

Group visits to exhibitions

Book a group visit and you’ll receive a 10% discount on your ticket price and special offers in our on-site restaurant and cafés