Visit the Library

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Unfortunately we are unable to accept visitors at this time.

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Useful information

University of Hull students and staff

Current students and staff at the University of Hull just need their university ID cards to enter and use the Library. You will be automatically registered as a library user when you join the University.

External visitors

Members of the public, ex-members of the University, and students and staff at other Universitys can all apply to use the Library. There are three methods:


What is there to see?


The Library Café is open throughout the week and weekends and providses hot and cold food, snacks, cakes, and hot and cold drinks.

Art Gallery

The gallery is home to the University’s outstanding collection of British art, mostly from 1890 to 1940. It includes work by Stanley Spencer, Augustus John, Aubrey Beardsley, Walter Sickert, Ben Nicholson and Henry Moore.

Exhibition Hall

The exhibition hall is home to temporary exhibitions and events. 


The 7th floor 'observatory' offers stunning views of the campus, city, and surrounding countryside.