The Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10am until 5pm. Last admission is at 4pm. 

From January - November we are closed on Mondays except for Bank Holidays. In December, we are open all seven days of the week.

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

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.

Office Opening:

The office is open from 10am-5pm Monday to Friday.


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.

Contact details:

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


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