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 2019-20

We will be open as usual on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd December 2019

We will be closed on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th (Christmas Eve), 25th (Christmas Day) and 26th December (Boxing Day) 2019

We will be open on Friday 27th to Sunday 29th December inclusive

We will be closed on Monday 30th December, Tuesday 31st December 2019 (New Year's Eve)

We will be open on Wednesday 1st January 2020 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.