Welcome to The Linnean Society of London

Visiting Us

Opening times

(Please note that we will be closed on September 19, Monday. We will be open as usual from Sept 20, Tuesday.)

Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm, excluding public holidays.

The Library and Archives are open Tuesdays–Fridays, 10am–5pm. Access continues to be by appointment, booked at least 48 hours in advance. If you would like to make an appointment please email library@linnean.org.

COVID guidelines

We recommend visitors to use face masks in crowded areas and maintain social distancing where possible. Please do not attend Burlington House if you are displaying Covid-symptoms and are returning a positive test.

The majority of the Society's events continue to be held virtually for the time being. Please check back for further updates. We would like to thank everyone for their patience and support.