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CHANGES TO OPENING HOURS

The Record Office has reopened on Mondays and at lunchtimes. Last entry on Wednesdays is 5.00pm and we are also open on only two Saturdays per month. Please see 'Visit Us' or the bottom of each page for our full opening hours.

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.