Information for our Visitors


Admission is free.

Opening Hours:

Last weekend in March or Easter (whichever is sooner) To October:
Wednesdays 11.00am – 4.00pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays
11.00am – 5.00pm

General Services & Facilities:

  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Gardens open to public
  • Parking for coaches
  • Picnic area
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Children and Families:

  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Baby changing facilities

Commercial and Hire Services:

  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Meeting room available

Disability Access:

  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas

Schools Services and Facilities:

  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Primary school education service available
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Education facilities available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational

Groups and Schools welcome by prior appointment Contact us via our ‘contact us’ page on the website.

Research and Adult Learning:

  • Adult lectures and courses held

Special Requests:

If what you are looking for is not here please ask. We wish to help you or your groups as much as possible