Gallery closures

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


Temporary gallery closures

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


The Islamic world (Room 34)
Closed 24 November 2016


Enlightenment (Room 1)
Closed 16 - 27 January 2017


Collecting the world (Room 2)
The Waddesdon Bequest (Room 2a)
Closed 16 – 18 January 2017


Korea (Room 67)
Closed 30 - 31 January 2017


Japan (Rooms 92-94)
Closed 10 - 12 April 2017


Long-term gallery closures

China, South Asia and Southeast Asia (Room 33)

India: Amaravati (Room 33a)

Chinese jade (Room 33b)

Closed 1 June 2016 – November 2017

 

Objects normally on display within the gallery may be available for study by appointment via the Department of Asia Study Room. Please note that between the dates below there will be no level access to Chinese Ceramics – Sir Percival David Collection (Room 95) and Korea (Room 67), during which time access will be via stairs only.

 

 

2017
30 January – 22 February
28 August – 20 September

 

Further information 

Galleries with limited opening

Greece: Bassai sculptures (Room 16)

Open daily 10.00–11.00 
Access outside of these hours may be arranged by prior appointment with the Department of Greece and Rome.  Please email greekandroman@britishmuseum.org

 

 

Maggi Hambling –
Touch: works on paper (Room 90)

Closed 7 December 2016 between 12:45 - 14:00