Gallery closures

Current and planned gallery closures are listed below.

Please note that galleries may occasionally have to close at short notice.

Temporary gallery closures

Waddesdon Bequest (Room 2a)

Closed 8 February 2016

Africa (Room 25)

West half closed 15–21 February 2016 inclusive
East half closed 22–28 February 2016 inclusive

Enlightenment (Room 1)

Closed 10.00–12.00, 7 March 2016

Japan (Rooms 92–94)

Closed 11–13 April 2016 inclusive

Galleries with limited opening

Greece: Bassai sculptures (Room 16) 
Greek vases (Room 20a)

Open daily 10.00–11.00 
Access to Room 16 outside of these hours may be arranged by prior appointment with the Department of Greece and Rome. Please email

India: Amaravati (Room 33a)
Greek and Roman Architecture (Room 77)
Classical inscriptions (Room 78)

Enquire at the Great Court Information Desk for opening times of these galleries.

Long-term gallery closures

There are currently no long-term gallery closures.