Contact the Museum

Get in touch to make an historical enquiry or find out more about our museum collections

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The British Optical Association Museum is a department of the College of Optometrists, which is permanently and professionally staffed. We welcome any enquiries of an historical nature.

You may contact the museum directly:

Neil Handley MA, AMA, FRSA
Museum Curator
British Optical Association Museum
The College of Optometrists
42 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NG United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7766 4353 (Direct Line. Voicemail service available)
Fax: +44 (0)20 7839 6800

For information on visiting the College of Optometrists to view the BOA Museum in person, either singly or in a group, please see the visiting pages. Due to COVID-19 the Museum is currently closed to visitors until further notice and is unlikely to re-open before September 2021 at the earliest. We are, however, available to discuss longer-term bookings, so do please get in touch. Nevertheless, we advise that we are not currently taking any bookings for dates prior to September 2021.

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