Opening hours

Reading Rooms 

Monday to Thursday

9 am to 8 pm

Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends

11 am to 5 pm

Note: All requests for collection items must be made at least 1 hour before closing. 

Exhibition Galleries

  • The Exhibition Galleries are currently CLOSED, while preparations continue for the opening of our major new galleries later this year.

The Library Shop

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm

Weekends

11 am to 5 pm

Shakespeare Room

Tuesday

10 am to 4 pm

Wednesday to Monday

CLOSED

Friends Room

Monday to Friday

9 am to 5 pm*

*On Friday the 17th of August, The Friends room will be open from 9am -2 pm only.

Weekends CLOSED

Cafe Trim

Monday to Friday

7.30 am to 5 pm

Weekends

10.30 am to 4.30 pm