Contact us

The museum, reading room and archives at the International Heritage Centre are open to everyone free of charge. 

Please note that as of 17 March 2020 our Reading Room and Museum are closed to visitors until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you back when it is safe to do so.

We regret that we are also temporarily unable to respond to telephone and postal enquiries so please contact us via email. We have limited access to our historic collections, but will respond to email enquiries where possible.

Opening times

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 9.30 - 4.00pm

Wednesday: 9.30 - 4.00pm

Thursday: 9.30 - 4.00pm

Friday: 9.30 - 4.00pm

Weekends: Closed

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
Champion Park
London SE5 8BQ

Telephone: 020 7326 7800


You can also follow us on social media. We’re @salvarmyarchive on Twitter and Instagram.

Getting here

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. 

International Heritage Centre

Telling the story of The Salvation Army from its origins in the 1860s to today.

International Heritage Centre blog

Discover more about what we do and take an in-depth look at some of our collections

International Heritage Centre resources

Explore our online resources, digitised material and enhanced aides.

William Booth Birthplace Museum

Visit the birthplace of our founder, William Booth, and learn more about his life.