Displays and events

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Current exhibition

Encephalitis Lethargica: centennial lessons from the epidemic

Launched to coincide with 25th anniversary of the Encephalitis Society in June 2019, and the event below, the exhibition includes photographs, objects and documents from the Queen Square Library and Archives and will run in Queen Square Library, 23 Queen Square until October 2019. Please see exhibition handout for further information.

The launch of Queen Square: A History of the National Hospital and its Institute of Neurology on 20th November 2018

a definitive history of both The National Hospital and the Institute from 1860 to 1997, authored by Simon Shorvon, Alastair Compston, Andrew Lees, Michael Clark, and Martin Rossor. Available to purchase online with all proceeds of sales going to the National Brain Appeal.

Photos from the launch

Opening Hours

You can visit to see our displays in person : usually Monday - Friday 9am-7pm (last entry 6pm). Please see our opening hours page for changes to our opening over the coming weeks. Please bring some provide proof of identity (e.g. driving licence or bank card) with you, and sign in at the Library desk on the 1st floor.

Previous exhibitions:

Please see our compilations page to view some of the earlier displays, selected handouts from which are linked below:

Other Queen Square related exhibitions

Silvering the Cerebrum

Library, museum and archive refurbishment generously supported by the Brain Research UK and the National Brain Appeal.