Gallery closures

Current and planned gallery closures are listed below. Please note that galleries may occasionally have to close at very short notice.

Please note: the Clore Centre and the Ford Centre for Young Visitors will be closed on Sunday 13 September.


Temporary gallery closures

Japan: Room 92–Room 94
Closed 12–13 October 2015

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

Closed 12 November 2015

Closed until 11.00 on 12 November 2015:

Greece: Athens and Lycia: Room 15
Nereid Monument: Room 17
Greece: Parthenon: Room 18
Greece: Athens: Room 19
Greeks and Lycians 400–325 BC: Room 20

China, South Asia and Southeast Asia: Room 33
Closed 7–11 December 2015

Korea: Room 67
Closed 1–2 February 2016

Japan: Room 92–94
Closed 11–12 April 2016





Long-term gallery closures

There are no planned closures.

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