Opening hours

The Hive is open 8.30am-10pm every day, Monday-Sunday inclusive.

Please note May bank holiday opening and closing times: The Hive will be open from 8.30am to 7pm on Monday 2 May, and will be closed all day on Monday 30 May.

The Worcestershire Hub within The Hive is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 5pm and on Wednesday from 9.30am to 5pm. 

Daily opening hours for the Archive and Archaeology Service are shown in the table below.


Access to Original Archives

Access to staffed Historic Environment Record

Monday No access 1pm to 4pm
Tuesday 10.30am to 4pm* 1pm to 4pm
Wednesday 1.30pm to 7pm 1pm to 4pm
Thursday 10.30am to 4pm* 1pm to 4pm
Friday 10.30am to 4pm* 1pm to 4pm
Saturday 10.30am to 4pm 10.30am to 13.30pm (2nd and 4th Saturday of each month)
Sunday No access No access

* Important notice: The Original Archive Area will be closed to the public for lunchtime between 1pm and 1.30pm on the days noted above. All documents will be secured away in our strongrooms during this time and returned to users after the break.