Planning your visit


As Covid restrictions are lifted we want to make sure your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible so some measures will continue: 

  • Our staff will give visitors extra space and we encourage visitors to respect others’ space. 
  • We support staff and visitors who would like to wear face coverings in the gallery, but this is optional. 
  • We will monitor numbers to ensure the gallery does not become too crowded.
  • We will maintain increased cleaning in public areas. 

If you do have symptoms of coronavirus or you have tested positive for Covid19, please do not visit the gallery. 

Opening hours:

Monday*10am - 4.30pm
Tuesday10am - 4.30pm
Wednesday10am - 4.30pm
Thursday10am - 4.30pm
Friday10am - 4.30pm
Saturday10am - 4.30pm
Bank holidaysClosed (*Excluding bank holidays)

During your visit

An admission charge applies to our current exhibition Liquid Light: Painting in Watercolours (19 March - 13 August 2022). Tickets are available to purchase them on the day (walks in welcome - no pre booking required). 

No ticket is needed if you are only visiting the free displays, shop or café (although a donation is welcome.) Our free displays are as follows:

School groups

If you are looking to make a school or college group booking please contact the learning team who will be able to discuss your visit requirements directly with you. 


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