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:

Exhibition

Beethoven

3 Dec 2021 - 24 Apr 2022

Idealist. Innovator. Icon.

Events at the Library

Online

Disability and the Tudors: People Hidden in Plain Sight

Phillipa Vincent-Connolly and Rebecca Rideal explore the lives of disabled people during the Tudor era.

Other events

At the Library Course

Bookbinding Masterclass

Take inspiration from the world's greatest collection of books at our creative masterclass

Online

Ireland and the Tudor State

A look back on Tudor Ireland’s complex relationship with England

Online

Syrian Arts and Culture Festival: Access to the Future

What is the role of institutions in nurturing contemporary Syrian art and culture?

Family Activity

Family Art Workshops: Singing with the Sea

Travel with us to the coast through music, art and sound

Sold out

Tours of the Library

Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens – speech to text tour

Join us as we take you on a British Sign Language (BSL) tour of our latest exhibition. This event takes place from 18.00 – 19.15 at the British Library.

Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens – Audio Description Tour for blind and partially-sighted visitors

Join us as we take you on an audio-described tour of our latest exhibition. This event takes place from 18.00 – 19.15.

Conservation Studio Tour with BSL Interpreter

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

Treasures tour

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

Group visits to exhibitions

Organising your group visit