TreasuresTreasures of the Royal Society Library

This exhibition celebrates 350 years of scientific book collecting by the Royal Society. Many of the books on display are old, rare or valuable and are treasured for their significance for the Society and the history of science.

Click on the pictures below to read about some of the books on display and to see images of the copies in the Society's collection.

Please note all images are © Royal Society.

Visiting the exhibition

Venue: the Royal Society in central London.
Price: Free to attend.
Dates: Monday 5 December 2011 to Thursday 21 June 2012.

Visiting times

The exhibition is open to the public on Tuesdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm, and on Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm. No appointment is necessary. Please contact Reception on your arrival.