Gallery closures

Please note: galleries will not open until 11.00 on Thursday 26 November. The only exceptions will be special exhibitions and the Great Court, along with the Ford Young Visitors Centre.


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

Temporary gallery closures

Enlightenment: Room 1
Closed 1 December 2015, 10:00–10:15

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

The Citi Money Gallery: Room 68
This gallery will not open until 10.30 on 10 December 2015

The Enlightenment Gallery, Room 1
Closed 18 – 29 January 2016

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