We’ve been accredited with Visit Britain’s industry standard and consumer mark, confirming that we are following government and public health guidance on COVID-19 and we are Good to Go. International visitors can be assured too, as we have the Safe Travels stamp to demonstrate our global compliance.

  • Please stay at home if you or anyone in your party are feeling unwell
  • Face coverings are required at all times, unless you carry a valid exemption card/badge
  • Everyone who enters the building is required to have their temperature checked and use the hand sanitiser. The temperature check is contactless. Hand sanitiser is available throughout

Do I need a ticket

Yes. You need to book a free timed ticket in advance.

All visitors' contact information will be retained for the purpose of NHS track and trace purposes. This is a legal requirement.

Please have your ticket ready to show at the front door and Museum welcome area. You don’t need to print this out if you have it on your smartphone.

What's different about my visit

You may be asked to queue for a short time to help with social distancing.

You will be asked to follow arrows that show the one way route we are using.

Please follow any guidance our team offer as it helps provide the best experience for everyone.

What facilities are there

The cloakroom is not open, so please don’t bring anything you can’t carry with you.

The toilets are open in the Museum corridor and are cleaned regularly.

Please keep your distance from those not in your party.

I want to do some research in the Library

If you want to use the Library and Archives for research, you will need to book separately.

You will not need a general admission ticket. Find out more here.

Looking forward to seeing you again!

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