Exhibition

Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens

Open until 20 Feb 2022

Queens. Cousins. Rivals.

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Exhibition FREE

Treasures of the British Library

Monday to Sunday

For visits from 19 July, you will not need to pre-book to visit the Treasures Gallery. If you want to visit before 19 July, use the following link to book your slot:

Events at the Library

At the Library

Slavery and Resistance in Jamaican History

A day of practical talks and workshops from leading historians of 18th-century Jamaica.

Other events

At the Library and online

TudorFest: Day Pass

Take a fresh look at the Tudor period with our one day festival.

At the Library and online

TudorFest: You Can't Wear That! Fashion, Jewellery and Sumptuary Laws

Nicola Tallis, Ninya Mikhaila, and Amber Butchart rummage through the Tudor wardrobe.

At the Library and online

TudorFest: Dynasty – The Queens' mothers

Mothers, Sisters, Allies and Rivals

At the Library and online

TudorFest: The Tudor World

Britain and the wider world in Tudor Times.

Tours of the Library

Group visits to exhibitions

Organising your group visit

Treasures tour

A one-hour journey through some of the Treasures of the British Library

Conservation Studio Tour with BSL Interpreter

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