Islington Museum and Local History Centre Collections
The Museum and Local History Centre hold over 100,000 items on the history of the borough and we aim to keep anything that helps reflect life in Islington past and present.
Whether you are discovering the history of a building, tracing the history of your family, undertaking an educational project or just interested in the history of the area where you live, Islington Local History Centre is the place to start.
Use the following links to find out more or search our online catalogue . (Not all of our collection is currently catalogued, however, if you are unable to find an item or subject area, staff are happy to advise):
- Local history collections, including local authority archives
- Special collections – papers of local organisations and people
- What’s elsewhere – material not held in our collections
Alternatively, for a brief overview of Islington Local History Centre’s collections, please download the Local History Centre information leaflet. If you need more information on the collections or are thinking about visiting us to research please visit Islington Heritage webpage to find out our opening times.