Visitor Information

The Archives is located in the Main Arts Building which is situated on College Road in Upper Bangor. Access is via the first door on the right under the metal fire escape.

No prior booking is required for visiting the Archives, but remember to check our opening hours before you travel to avoid disappointment.

Access for Bangor University staff and students

The Archives can be used by staff and students but they must complete a “User Registration Form” on their first visit.

Access for external researchers

In order to look at original archival material and/or rare books, external researchers must apply for an External Library and Archives Card.

To obtain an External Library and Archives Card, external researchers must bring two documents with them to show proof of identity and proof of address and complete and sign a “User Registration Form”. For further information click here.

The Archives Wales Readers Tickets issued by the Archives and Special Collections of Bangor University since January 2015 are now obsolete and will be replaced by the External Library and Archives Card system from the 13th of August 2018.