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Museum - Transport:2nd Air Division Memorial Library

Museum - Transport, free entry

2nd Air Division Memorial Library

2nd Air Division Memorial Library

In light of COVID-19, please make sure you check with your travel and accommodation providers before travelling.


The Memorial Library occupies 185m2 - with a collection of 4,000 books covering all aspects of American life and culture, with approximately a quarter related to the role of the 2nd Air Division, US 8th Army Air Force in World War II. Shrine area - reflecting its war memorial status, with the 2nd Air Division Roll of Honour which lists the 6,900 Airmen who died in action. A mural, 9m long depicts aspects of the 'Friendly Invasion', and there are models of assembly ships and paintings of aircraft and wartime life, plus an interactive video display.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsPublic toiletsTelephone (public)Accepts groups

Children welcomeMobility Accessibility FacilitiesDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowed

Opening details

Please note the library is temporarily closed for redevelopment from Monday February 10th 2020 and reopens on Monday March 30th 2020. For more information visit or email A small section of books & resources will still be available at the Millennium Library so please get in touch if you are intending to visit during this time.


Free entry

No charge


The Forum,
Millennium Plain,


See location of 2nd Air Division Memorial Library on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 228084  Lat: 52.62778 Long: 1.29099

By Road:
The Memorial Library is on the ground floor of the Norfolk & Norwich Millennium
Library in The Forum building, situated in the very centre of Norwich on Millennium
Plain (pedestrianised area), between Bethel Street and Theatre Street. You will find us next to City Hall above the market place and opposite the church of St Peter Mancroft.
Check out The Forum website for parking information,
Maps and public transport links.

By Public Transport:
From Second Air Division Memorial Library the nearest station is Norwich station.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Norwich station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Mobility Accessibility FacilitiesMobility Accessibility Facilities
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed