Gallery closures

Please note that galleries may occasionally have to close at short notice.

Temporary gallery closures

Mexico (Room 27)
Closed until further notice

Europe 1900–present (Room 48)
Closed on 15 March 2018

Assyria: Nineveh (Room 9)
Closed 6–16 March 2018

China and South Asia (Room 33)
Opens late, at 10.45am, on 20 March 2018

Galleries with limited opening

Greece: Athens (Room 19)

Greeks and Lycians 400–325 BC (Room 20)

Greek vases (Room 20a)

Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 10.00–17.30


Greek and Roman architecture (Room 77)

Classical inscriptions (Room 78)

Please ask at the Information Desk for opening times


Greece: Bassai sculptures (Room 16)
Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday 10.00–11.00 and 15.00–17.30


Long-term gallery closures

Greece: Cycladic islands (Room 11)
Closed until further notice

Islamic world (Room 34)
Now closed. The new Albukhary Foundation Galleries of the Islamic world (Rooms 42–43) will open in October 2018

Europe 1400–1800 (Room 46)
Closed until further notice


Prints and Drawings (Room 90)
Closed until late 2018. Please note that Room 90a remains open

Admonitions Scroll (Room 91a)
Closed until Summer 2019

Japan (Room 92–94)
Closed until late September 2018