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TEMPORARY CHANGES TO OPENING HOURS FROM 26 FEBRUARY

The Record Office is currently closed on Mondays and last entry on Wednesdays is 5.00pm. We are also open on only two Saturdays per month. For more details, please see Latest News on our Home page. The health and wellbeing of visitors and staff remain our key priority and we continue to encourage social distancing and the wearing of face coverings. We remain closed 12.30 - 13.30 for cleaning and ventilation.

Visit the Record Office

Access to the Record Office collections is free to everyone

The service aim is to preserve and provide access to a wide range of resources for researching the history and culture of Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

The extensive collections, dating from early 1100s to yesterday, include:

  • manuscripts
  • books
  • newspapers
  • maps
  • photographs
  • videos
  • sound recordings

Staff are on hand to help you find the information you need.