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Gallery closures and collection updates

We regret that from time to time some galleries are closed to the public for refurbishment or redisplay.

Christmas and New Year Hours

We will be open on Friday 23rd December, 10:00 - 17:00, and will return to normal opening hours on Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Please see below for our opening hours during this period:

Ongoing Gallery Closures

Collections updates

In addition, individual pictures and objects are sometimes sent on loan to other museums. It is also necessary from time to time to change the contents of a display or remove items for conservation.

If you are planning to visit the Museum to see a particular item, please check in advance that it is on view by contacting:

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