Opening Times and Admissions

Our opening hours are:

Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm (1 April - 31 October)

Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 3.30pm (1 November - 31 March)
Closed Sundays and Mondays (Open 11am - 4pm Bank Holiday Mondays)

May Bank Holidays Opening Hours:

Bank Holiday Monday 1 May: 11am - 4pm

Coronation Day Saturday 6 May: 11am - 4pm

Bank Holiday Monday 8 May: 11am - 4pm

Spring Bank Holiday Monday 29 May: 11am - 4pm

Admission FREE. As we are an independent charity we do encourage visitors to make a donation to help with our running costs.

We welcome group visits and school visits by prior arrangement during and outside of opening hours. Please check our group visits and school visits pages for more information.

For Covid-19 Protection we currently operate a number of protective measures.

  • We may limit the number of visitors who can be inside the Museum at any one time during busy periods
  • Hand sanitising facilities are available at the entrance to the Museum and other key points
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