Planning your visit


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 exhibition Essence of Nature (27 May - 14 October 2023). There is no need to pre-book your tickets online - just purchase on the day from reception.

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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