National Library of Scotland National Library of Scotland

National Library of Scotland

George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, United Kingdom | +44 (0)131 623 3700 | Website

Venue Description

Home to over 30 million printed items, around 100,000 manuscripts and more than two million maps, the National Library of Scotland is a treasure trove of information and a must-visit for all looking to discover more about Scotland’s history and culture. By registering visitors can gain free access to our rich collections, including rare historical documents, films, music, maps and manuscripts, either in person or online.


At the National Library of Scotland we are committed to reducing the barriers faced by people with disabilities. We aim to ensure that everyone is treated equally, as far as this is possible. If you have a disability, we recommend that you contact us before your visit. We can then make sure that the material you want is available, and that we have suitable evacuation procedures in place. For information on our facilities and access please go to our website at

Accessibility Guide

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There is a unisex accessible toilet on the ground floor and on the first floor.


A selection of staff have training in basic British Sign Language (BSL).

COVID Precautions

Information about COVID precautions has not been added for this venue.

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Accessible Format
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Disabled Parking

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