Plan your visit
*** DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, THE NATIONAL AEROSPACE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED ON TUESDAY 28 AND WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH. THE LIBRARY WILL OPEN AGAIN AS USUAL ON THURSDAY 30 MARCH. OUR APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE ***
The National Aerospace Library, located in Farnborough, UK is situated on the ground floor of The Hub in Farnborough Business Park.
The Library is open Tuesday to Friday, 10.00 - 16.00 and a qualified librarian with expert knowledge is always available to consult during these hours.
The National Aerospace Library
Farnborough Business Park
Hampshire GU14 7JP
T: +44 (0)1252 701038 or +44 (0)1252 701060
How to reach us
The National Aerospace Library is 15 minutes from junction 12 of the M25. If you are using satellite navigation, please use the postcode GU14 7DL. Short-term visitors can park in the Hub visitor bays outside the main hub buildings. Just follow the signs to the National Aerospace Library. If you need to park for more than four hours, you will need to park our space behind the library on O’Gorman Avenue. Parking permits can be allocated on arrival. PLEASE NOTE: There is no access to the library from North Gate Road.
By public transport
We are a twenty minute walk or a short taxi ride away from Farnborough Main Station, which is 40 minutes by train from London Waterloo station. There is a courtesy bus running between the station and the Hub at 09.47, lunchtimes and at 16.06.
Business aircraft can land at near-by Tag Farnborough Airport. Contact Tag for more information.
We welcome visits from groups, clubs, societies, schools, colleges and universities. Our normal tour lasts 90 minutes and includes a presentation and time to browse the collection. Contact us for more information or to arrange a visit.
The NAL does not charge for visits, however a donation towards our adopt a book scheme is always welcome.
If you wanted to extend your visit to Farnborough, you can also book a tour of the FAST Museum. They can accommodate groups by prior arrangement on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, contact the Museum directly.