Royal Geographical Society - with The Institute of British Geographers

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1 Kensington Gore
Greater London

  • Phone: 020 7591 3000

The Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) is the professional body for geography and the largest and most active learned societies. It promotes and supports geographical learning and teaching through research programmes, resources and professional development for schools, lectures and exhibitions and holds one of the world's largest geographical collections. The Royal Geographical Society has Designated Collections of national importance.

Further information

Opening Hours:

10am - 5pm Mondays to Fridays Closed: Saturday and Sunday


Individual charges apply per event, please visit for a full calendar which is produced termly

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Toilets
  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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