Opening times

The Museum will reopen on Tuesday 8th September.

Please note that you will need to book a timed slot to visit the Museum. More information can be found on our Visit Us page

Museum, garden, shop & cafe

Monday – closed
Tuesday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday & Sunday* – 10am to 5pm

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

Reading room

Tuesday – Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm, 1.30pm-4.00pm.

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

    Due to coronavirus, the museum, cafe, shop garden and the reading room will be closed from 5pm on 20th March until further notice.

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  • Free Admission

    There is a charge for some events.