We highly encourage all visitors to pre-book tickets online in advance of your visit.

Click here to book tickets online now.

Museum opening hours

The Museum is usually open every day except Monday, but we are currently closed on Sunday too.

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10.00 – 16.30

Wednesday: 10.00 – 16.30

Thursday: 10.00 – 16.30

Friday: 10.00 – 16.30

Saturday: 10.00 – 16.30

Sunday: Closed

Last entry to the Museum is at 15.30.

During half terms and for special events the Museum is sometimes open in the evenings and on Mondays too. Check out our Events page for more details.

Crown's Café opening hours

Crown’s Café is open from 9.30 until 15.00, Tuesday to Saturday.

Hot food is served until 14.30.

How long will my visit take?

We recommend leaving at least two hours to view our displays. There’s eight galleries to enjoy, packed with artefacts, information and interactives. Check out our Virtual Tour for a sneak preview.

Last updated 16.10, 21 July 2021