National Meteorological Library and Archive
Open to everyone, we hold one of the country's most comprehensive collections on meteorology.
We are open Tuesday to Thursday by appointment only so please get in touch with us at least 24 hours prior to your visit so that we can book you in.
Library (Met Office HQ): Tues to Thurs 10:00-16:30
Archive (Great Moor House): Tues to Thurs 10:00-17:00
We will be closed to the public from Monday 18 Dec 2023 to Monday 1 Jan 2024 and will re-open as normal from Tuesday 2 Jan.
You can find out more about us by watching our Introduction to the National Meteorological Library & Archive
NEW – we are delighted to have established a partnership with Google Arts and Culture. The new online hub brings to life highlights from the National Meteorological Archive alongside the current work of the Met Office in a series of digital stories inviting audiences to explore the science, history and impact of meteorology.
You can explore all our stories on our project page here: Met Office — Google Arts & Culture
For any enquiries or to book a visit please email us or call us on 0330 135 4101.
Any outstanding book loans can be returned in person or by post if you prefer. Please use the following address: National Meteorological Library, Met Office, FitzRoy Road, Exeter, EX1 3PB.