Gallery closures

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

Temporary gallery closures

Europe 1400–1800 (Room 46)
Closed during building works.

Europe 1900–present (Room 48)
Closed on 15 March 2018

Galleries with limited opening

Greek: Athens (Room 19)

Greeks and Lycians 400-325 BC (Room 20)

Greek vases (Room 20a)

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 10.00–17.30


Greece: Bassai sculptures (Room 16)
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 10.00–11.00 and 15.00–17.30


Long-term gallery closures

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

Islamic world (Room 34)
Closed from 5 February 2018. The new Albukhary Foundation Galleries of the Islamic world (Rooms 42–43) will open in October 2018.

Greek and Roman Architecture (Room 77)

Classical Inscriptions (Room 78)

Please enquire at the information Desk for opening times.


Prints and Drawings (Room 90)
Closed 29 January 2018 until late 2018. Please note that Room 90a remains open.

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

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