In December, we are open all seven days of the week from 10am until 5pm. Last admission into the historic house is at 4pm. Please note, café closes at 4.30pm and shop at 5pm. 

From January - November we are closed on Mondays except for Bank Holidays. 

Once a month we are open until 8pm with last admission at 7pm, please click here for a full list of dates.

During the festive season, we will be closed on:

  • Tuesday 25th December (Christmas Day)
  • Wednesday 26th December (Boxing Day)
  • Tuesday 1st January (New Year's Day)

Although we will be open on Christmas Eve, this will be for a special event for which pre-booking is very much recommended to avoid disappointment.

Admission Prices:

  • Adult: £9.50
  • Concessions (Students and Seniors): £7.50
  • Child 6-16 years: £4.50
  • Children under 6 years: Free

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PLEASE NOTE: All visits by groups of 10 people or more must be booked in advance.

We admit Art Fund Members for free.


We regret that on rare occasions the Museum will close early. To minimise any inconvenience, a full list of planned closures is available here.


Due to security restrictions we are afraid we cannot hold large bags or suitcases at the Museum during your visit. The maximum size of luggage that we permit into the Museum is regulation international cabin baggage: 56cm L x 45cm W x 25cm D

Find us:

By bus:  Bus numbers 7, 17, 19, 38, 45, 46, 55, 243

Underground: Russell Square (Piccadilly Line), Chancery Lane or Holborn (Central Line) or Kings Cross St Pancras (Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria Lines and national and international rail services).

Contact details:

48 - 49 Doughty Street
London, WC1N 2LX
Telephone: 020 7405 2127


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