Find out about Museum admission and opening hours
The Museum galleries are closed for the foreseeable future due to flood damage.
The Museum will definitely be closed for the summer, we're hoping to open again in the autumn. Exact date to be confirmed.
During this period of closure the Shop and Cafe will be open Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm
The galleries are currently closed for repair. They will be open later in the year.
Closed most Mondays except the following Mondays in 2018: Monday 12 February, Monday 2 April, Monday 7 May, Monday 28 May, Monday 27 August, Monday 22 October.
Children 5 to 18 £4.70
Children under 5 Free
(Concessions are for students, people aged 60 or over or for those with disabilities)
Family ticket £22.60
(For 2 adults and up to 3 children.)
Disabled visitors are entitled to the concessionary rate of £4.70. Accompanying carers are admitted free of charge.
Our tickets now include re-entry for a whole year!*
Find out about our ticket guidelines and exclusion dates.
*Excluding Saturday 15 September.
All children under 16 years of age attending the Museum must be accompanied by an adult (i.e. an individual not younger than 18 years old) at all times.
If you are a UK tax payer you can choose to Gift Aid your ticket. This means we can claim back the tax you pay on your admission from the government which makes a gigantuous difference to our work as a charity. Find out more.
Please note that no dogs, except assistance dogs, are allowed in the Museum, Cafe or courtyard at any time.