The museum, reading room and archives at the International Heritage Centre are available to everyone free of charge.
The reading room at the International Heritage Centre in London is open by appointment for visitors who wish to use books, archives and periodicals from our collections. We are limiting the number of visitors due to the Covid pandemic and have introduced some Covid-secure guidance for visitors at this time. If you wish to arrange a visit to use our reading room, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our remote enquiry service has also resumed, so we can now answer historical enquiries by email, phone and post.
We apologise that our museum remains closed for the time being due to ongoing collection management and planned refurbishment. In the meantime, you can visit our Virtual Heritage Centre.
If you would like to view items from our archive collection, please contact us in advance to make an appointment and tell us what you would like to see. You can use our catalogue to find details of items in our collections.
If you are not able to visit in person, we can also answer enquiries by email, phone or post.
Find us or write to us
The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre
William Booth College
London SE5 8BQ
Telephone: 020 7326 7800
The International Heritage Centre is located on the third floor of William Booth College. There is step-free access to the Centre.
The best way to visit us is by public transport. William Booth College is opposite Denmark Hill rail station and bus routes 40, 176, 185 and 484 stop outside the College.
On-site parking is only available for visitors with disabilities.
Telling the story of The Salvation Army from its origins in the 1860s to today.
Discover more about what we do and take an in-depth look at some of our collections
Explore our online resources, including our digitised collections and subject guides.
Visit the birthplace of our founder, William Booth, and learn more about his life.