The Museum is closed on 1 January, Good Friday and 24, 25 & 26 December, but open every other day of the year.
Gallery opening times. Museum galleries are open daily 10.00–17.30, and most are open until 20.30 on Fridays. Closing starts from 17.20 (20.20 on Fridays).
Bank holiday opening hours. The Museum is closed on Good Friday, and on any bank holidays that fall on 1 January or 25 & 26 December. The Museum is open as normal for all other bank holidays. Please note, however, that the availability of free tours and talks may be substantially reduced on public holidays.