The Museum's Caird Library is a comprehensive specialist reference library and a rich research resource for all. The Library is open Monday to Friday, 10.00–16.45 (until 19.45 on Thursday), and 10.00–13.00 and 14.00–16.45 on Saturday. To request items to view in the Library, please register with our library ordering system Aeon.
Christmas and New Year: The Caird Library will close to visitors at 16.45 on Monday 23 December 2013 and will re-open at 10.00 on Thursday 2 January 2014. The Library’s remote enquiries and remote reprographics service will also be suspended between these dates.
22 February–1 March 2014 (inclusive): The Caird Library will be closed during this period due to collections work.
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Museum closures, 11 December
Due to preparations for a large event, the National Maritime Museum will be closed throughout the day on Wednesday 11 December except for Turner and the Sea, the Library and other parts of the Sammy Ofer Wing which will close at 15.30. Access will be via King William Walk. See full details