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Keeping truth alive since 1933

The Wiener Holocaust Library is one of the world’s leading and most extensive archives on the Holocaust and Nazi era. The Library’s unique collection of over one million items includes published and unpublished works, press cuttings, photographs and eyewitness testimony.

Current opening hours and important visitor information

The Library will remain closed until further notice in line with the most recent government advice. Our staff will continue to work remotely and monitor mailboxes regularly and respond to enquiries as fully as we can.

If you have a query please email [email protected] or call 0207 636 7247.

For collection related queries please email [email protected]

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Getting here

The Wiener Holocaust Library
29 Russell Square
London WC1B 5DP

Underground: Russell Square, Goodge Street, King’s Cross

Bus: 188, 168, X68, 7, 59, 68, 91

Rail: Euston and King’s Cross.

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Opening times

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
Closed
Thursday
Closed
Friday
Closed
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed
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The Wiener Holocaust Library is the oldest Holocaust archive in the world.

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In recent years, demands upon the Library have increased as we face rising antisemitism, racism and Holocaust denial.

Becoming a member is a powerful way you can support us in working towards our wider mission. In return you can enjoy of our exclusive member benefits and know that you are playing a significant role in the future success of the Library.

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