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National Meteorological Library & Archive – Open to Everyone

Holding one of the country’s most comprehensive collections on meteorology, the library and archive are vital for maintaining the public memory of the weather, storing meteorological records and facilitating learning.

Contact the library
The library is based at the Met Office HQ at the following address:

Met Office
FitzRoy Road
Tel:0370 900 0100 (from UK)
Tel:+44 1392 885680 (from outside UK)

Library Opening
Monday to Friday 0830 to 1630

Contact the archive
The archive shares a location with Devon Heritage Services based at the following address:

Great Moor House
Sowton Industrial Estate
Tel: 01392 360987

Records for England and Wales are held at Great Moor House. Records for Scotland and Northern Ireland are held elsewhere – please contact us if you have enquiries relating to these records.

Archive Opening (by appointment)

Monday Closed
Tuesday to Friday 1000 to 1700

The library & archive are closed on Bank Holidays, and for the period between Christmas and New Year.

We look forward to meeting you!

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