Visit the Foyle Reading Room

Plan a visit to the Foyle Reading Room to consult and research items in our Collections.

Picture Library

Our Picture Library is one of the world's finest collections of photography, artwork and mapping, and records over 500 years of travel, people, place and geographical discovery.

Prints on demand

You can buy photographic prints of any image in our Picture Library collection.

Donate to the Collections

Support our Collections by buying prints, donating items or becoming a member of the Society.

Online Exhibitions

Get immersed in the stories behind our Collections from the comfort of your home.

Upcoming Collections events

Unfeatured Instruments of exploration - Dr Jane Wess

 Monday 19 February 2.00pm-4.00pm
 Collections event

In its first century the RGS supplied 436 expeditions with instruments in what became a signature activity denoting support. The talk investigates some of the issues involved and how they were overcome to provide new knowledge.