Museum galleries, garden, café and shop
Tuesday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 5pm
Closed on Mondays (including Bank Holidays)
Please note that the museum (including the café, shop and garden) will be closed from Thursday 28th March to Monday 1st April, opening again as normal from Tuesday 2nd April. Our Easter holiday activities run from April 2nd to 14th. Find out more.
The reading room is open Tuesday to Friday, from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Booking is required.
Find further information and book your visit on the reading room page.
Please note that the Reading Room will be closed from Thursday 28th March to Tuesday 2nd April, opening again as normal from Wednesday 3rd April.
For updates on our response to COVID-19, please check The MERL’s COVID updates blog.