Opening times

Museum & garden

Monday – closed
Tuesday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Last Thursday of the month* – 9am to 9pm
Saturday & Sunday** – 10am to 5pm

Shop & cafe

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Last Thursday of the month* – 9am to 9pm
Saturday & Sunday** – 10am to 5pm

Reading room

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Last Thursday of the month* – 9am to 9pm

*Please note the following dates for the forthcoming Extended Hours nights:
26th September, 2019
31st October, 2019
28th November, 2019
No late opening in December

**10-11am on the first Sunday of the month will be a Quieter Hour

University closure days

The museum (including, shop, cafe and garden) and the reading room are closed on Bank Holidays and on some University closures days at Christmas and Easter.  Please contact us if you have queries about future closure dates.

  • Opening Times

    The museum galleries are open Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm, and at weekends 10am to 5pm. On the last Thursday of the month the museum is open until 9pm.

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  • Free Admission

    There is a charge for some events.