Times and Charges

Opening Hours, Prices


We are open at least six days a week and our admission charges are moderate.

Opening Days

Glazed wall with sliding doors and wheelchair ramp, snow on the ground.

We are open from Tuesday to Sunday, and also on bank holiday Mondays. We are closed on other Mondays.

Opening Times

We are open from 1000 to 1630. We are open late until 1930 on the first Thursday of each month. Last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

Christmas and New Year 2017-18

We will be open as usual on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd December 2017

We will be closed on 24th (Christmas Eve), 25th (Christmas Day) and 26th December (Boxing Day) 2017

We will be open on Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th December inclusive

We will be closed on Sunday 31st December, New Year's Eve

We will be open on Monday 1st January 2018 and then as normal hours.


Children under the age of 14 are welcome but may only visit in the company of an adult or in supervised groups.

We accept major credit cards and Mastercard/Maestro PayPass.

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Our admission charges are:

Trust Members & Museums Association members
Illustrated Talks
Admission to illustrated talks (after 7 pm on the first Thursday of the month) 4

Children are those aged 5-15 inclusive. Children aged 4 and younger are free. Children under 14 years must be accompanied by an adult.

A Family means 1 adult and up to 4 children, or 2 adults and up to 3 children.

Seniors are those aged 60 and over

Proof of entitlement to a concessionary rate must be produce, e.g. student identity card.

Reduced charges are available to groups of 10 or more.
Please see our group visits page.