Map Libraries

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Looking for a map? Browse these map libraries to find scanned versions of contemporary and historic maps.

Bodleian Library Map Room
With over a millian sheets and 20,000 atlases, the Bodleian Library Map Room (Oxford, England) bills itself as the 7th largest collection of maps. Scanned maps available for downloading for private use.

David Rumsey Collection
One of the largest private collection of North American maps. You can also find maps from 18th and 19th century South America as well as maps from around the world. Over 6400 maps available online.

Hargrett Library Rare Map CollectionLibrary of more than 800 maps spanning 500 years hosted by the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library at the University of Georgia. Find maps from the sixteenth to the early twentieth century, mostly Georgia related.

Library of Congress Map Collections
Available scanned images from the Library of Congress. The emphasis is on “Americana and Cartographic Treasures of the Library of Congress“. Maps organized by category.

Outline Maps
Free printable outline maps for downloading and printing – useful for geography themed projects and homework.

Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
Extensive online map collection from the University of Texas at Austin. Listed at the top are maps of current interest. This map library has over 5,000 mostly public domain maps freely available for downloading and use.

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