The National Archives

The National Archives is free to visit and open to all. Home to more than 1,000 years of history, we offer a range of activities and spaces to enjoy. Our major new Cold War season features a full programme of events and entertainment, including our exciting new immersive exhibition, Protect and Survive.


The National Archives Ruskin Avenue



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  • REBEL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: 10% off at The National Archives shop

    Discover a range of gifts, Christmas curiosities and edible goodies in The National Archives shop - now with 10% off all purchases with your Richmond card*. *This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts or offers.

    Added: 2 months ago Valid until: 01/01/2020

  • 25% off wine tasting experience when you bring a friend (expired)

    Our wine expert and educator will guide you through 6 wines, along with a display of records relating to the wine trade. Choose from: South Africa, 12 Nov Port, Sherry & Madeira, 20 Nov Select 'Bring a Friend Discount' at checkout. Visit:

    Added: 2 months ago Valid until: 20/11/2019

  • 25% off Fall of the Wall party tickets at The National Archives (expired)

    Party like it's 1989 to celebrate the fall of the wall. Enjoy guided exhibition tours, talks, 80s arcade gaming, cocktails, pop-up pie shop, photobooth and resident DJ - Club de Fromage! Use code RICHMOND19 for 25% off when you buy 2 or more. Book here:

    Added: 2 months ago Valid until: 01/11/2019

  • REBEL CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: 25% off wreath making workshop* (expired)

    Join Shilpa Reddy Flower Design at The National Archives for an afternoon of wreath-making, using only natural, sustainable and #PlasticFree materials such as moss, spruce, cinnamon and fruit that can be reused every year. Now with 25% off when you buy 2 or more tickets. Book here:

    Added: 2 months ago Valid until: 27/11/2019

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Updated: 13 Apr 2017