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

North America (Room 26)
Closed 20 February – 3 March 2017

Mexico (Room 27)
Closed 20 February – 3 March 2017

Islamic world (Room 34)
Closed 14 – 15 March 2017

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

Long-term gallery closures

China, South Asia and Southeast Asia (Room 33 - The Joseph E. Hotung Gallery)

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.

Further information 

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.