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The National Archives is the UK government's official archive documenting 1000 years of its functioning.
The National Archives is the UK government's official archive documenting 1000 years of its functioning. It holds all non-classified government documents enumerated on its online catalogue which can be read and photographed here with a (free) reader's card. There is also a small museum, which does not require a card to access.
The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 4DU
+44 20 8876 34
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