Newsflashes

Newsflash:

Opening hours will change over the holiday period. We're open every day except Christmas Day, Tuesday 25 December. Normal hours and services will resume on Wednesday 2 January. Find our holiday opening hours here ›

Research tools

  •   Menu
  •   Search
  • Share
  •   Help

When Sir Joseph Banks died in 1820, he left behind a well organised archive which documented his influential career. It was the most comprehensive archive of its kind in Britain, perhaps the world.