Collection of over 2,000 maps, particularly military maps and plans, both manuscript and printed.

Includes many 18th century American and Canadian maps and European maps from the 18th and 19th centuries.


Royal United Service Institution collection formed by the deposit of maps by serving officers and Government departments and by donations of single items and collections from the foundation of the Institution in 1831.

British Library

96 Euston Road, London, Greater London, NW1 2DB
01937 546546

Opening times

Main building

Mon – Thu, 9.30am – 8pm

Fri, 9.30am –​6pm (Sat until 5pm)

​Sun, 11am-5pm

Treasures Gallery and PACCAR exhibitions

Tue –Thu, 9.30am-8pm, Mon & Fri until 6pm, Sat until 5pm, Sun 11am – 5pm

Exhibitions at British Library

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