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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Sundays & Bank Holidays: 12:00 - 17:00


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


Short-Term Closures

None listed.


Long-Term Closures

20th Century (Gallery 11) 

From Tuesday 25 July: Closed until at least January 2018


Fan Gallery (Gallery 34)

6 May 2017 - 8 April 2018: Currently being used for a temporary exhibition of samplers.


Adeane Gallery (Gallery 12)

From Monday 5 June: Closed temporarily.


Mellon Gallery (Gallery 13)

From Monday 5 June: Closed temporarily.


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: