Lincolnshire Archives


Archives Reopening

Lincolnshire Archives is open for pre-booked visits only.

We are open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 2pm.

Access is limited to a maximum of 6 visitors per day.

Bookings must be submitted at least seven days in advance.

To book a table within the search room and up to a maximum of ten documents email [email protected].

You will need to include within your email:

  • Your name
  • Date of visit
  • Estimated time of arrival
  • Contact telephone number

Your visit

When visiting us, please help us to keep you and other visitors safe by:

  • using the hand sanitiser station at the entrance
  • wearing a face covering at busy times or when in close proximity to other people
  • scanning the NHS Test and Trace App
  • washing your hands regularly
  • using your own camera if you wish to make copies.

We will continue to implement enhanced cleaning measures across both our sites.

Please do not visit if you display any COVID symptoms such as persistent cough, a high temperature; or loss/change to the sense of taste or smell, even if these symptoms are mild.

We are asking our visitors to respect these measures to protect others and staff and to ensure enjoyment for everyone.

Donations and withdrawals

You can still make an offer of donation or request to withdraw your records. Please email [email protected] for further details.

NHS Test and Trace

We are required to collect details and maintain records of visitors for 21 days.

This will include:

  • Name
  • Contact number
  • Date of visit
  • Arrival and departure times

Personal data that is collected for NHS Test and Trace will only be used for this purpose.

After 21 days information will be securely disposed of or deleted.