Museums and galleries

Centre for Research Collections

A dedicated space to use and research our historic collections.

The Centre for Research Collections reception
The Centre for Research Collections is housed in the Main University Library on George Square

The Centre for Research Collections (CRC) oversees the University's Special Collections and Museums, which include rare books, manuscripts, archives, art and historic musical instruments.

The Centre offers a single point of access to these collections and the staff who manage them.

Opening times

The Centre for Research Collections opening times vary based on the academic year structure, find latest opening times on the the Centre for Research Collections website.

Centre for Research Collections opening times

Access

The CRC offers a reading room and enquiries service for anyone researching our collections.

Find the Main University Library on campus maps

To use the reading rooms, you must register as a reader.

Reader registration instructions

Further information

For more information see the Centre for Research Collections website.

Centre for Research Collections

Contact details

Centre for Research Collections

Contact details

Address

Street

Main University Library
George Square

City
Edinburgh
Post Code
EH8 9LJ