Gallery closures

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


Temporary gallery closures

PLEASE NOTE: On Wednesday 8 November the north side of the building will be closed due to an official visit. This will include the entrance at the north of the Museum, the Members’ cloakroom and Rooms 24-27, 34, 66, 67 and 90-95. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the closure. Temporary exhibitions will remain open. The Museum will be open as normal on 9 November.

Enlightenment (Room 1)
Closed 23 November 2017 until 11:00am
Closed 22 January 2018 until 2 February 2018


Collecting the world (Room 2)
The Waddesdon Bequest (Room 2a)
Closed 22 January 2018 until 24 January 2018


Assyria (Room 7)
Closed 23 October 2017 until 27 October 2017


Europe 1400–1800 (Room 46)
Closed 31 July 2017 until 15 November 2017


Europe 1800–1900 (Room 47)
Closed 30 October 2017 until 15 November 2017


Europe 1900–Now (Room 48)
Closed 30 October 2017 until 15 November 2017



Galleries with limited opening

Greek vases (Room 20a)
Open daily 10.00–11.00


Greek and Roman Architecture (Room 77)

Classical Inscriptions (Room 78)

Please enquire at the information Desk for opening times.
 

Long-term gallery closures

Greece: Cycladic Islands (Room 11)
Closed until further notice

 

China and South Asia (Room 33 - The Sir Joseph Hotung Gallery)
Closed for refurbishment. Phased public opening begins 10 November 2017


Amaravati (Room 33a - The Asahi Shimbun Gallery)
Closed for refurbishment. Reopens 2018


Chinese jade (Room 33a - The Selwyn and Ellie Alleyne Gallery)
Closed for refurbishment. Reopens 10 November 2017


Admonitions Scroll (Room 91a)
Closed 16th August 2017 until Summer 2019


Japan – The Mitsubishi Corporation Galleries (Room 92-94)
Closed 1st January 2018 – late September 2018