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Gallery closures and collection updates
We regret that from time to time some galleries are closed to the public for refurbishment or redisplay.
Christmas and New Year Hours
We will be open on Friday 23rd December, 10:00 - 17:00, and will return to normal opening hours on Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Please see below for our opening hours during this period:
CLOSED Saturday 24th, Sunday 25th & Monday 26th December.
OPEN Tuesday 27th December 12:00 - 17:00, Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th & Friday 30th December 10:00 - 17:00.
CLOSED Saturday 31st December, Sunday 1st & Monday 2nd January.
Ongoing Gallery Closures
- Gallery 1 (British & European art Late C19th - mid C20th)
- Gallery 2 (British art 1801-1900)
- Gallery 4 (French & British art C17th - C19th)
- Gallery 5 (Impressionism & Post-Impressionism)
- Gallery 34 (Fans)
In addition, individual pictures and objects are sometimes sent on loan to other museums. It is also necessary from time to time to change the contents of a display or remove items for conservation.
If you are planning to visit the Museum to see a particular item, please check in advance that it is on view by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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