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Open seven days a week, 10.00-18.00. Entry to the Museum is free.

Opening times

Open seven days a week, 10.00–18.00, last entry 17.15
Galleries start to close 30 minutes before the Museum closes.

During school holidays our opening hours are 10.00–19.00 (last entry 18.15), except for the last Wednesday of the month when we close at 18.00.


The Robots exhibition stays open until 22.00 every Friday (last entry at 21.00). Students get 50% off at our Friday late openings—please bring a valid NUS or student card.

Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery

Wonderlab is open every day, with both day tickets and annual passes available.

Please note that Wonderlab will close at 18.00 on Sunday 3 September. Last entry will be at 17.00.

If you are visiting during peak times such as bank holidays, please be aware that the Gallery is very popular and you may need to queue. We recommend arriving early to mimimise any waiting time and to leave plenty of time for your visit.


On the last Wednesday of each month except December we open from 18.45–22.00 for Lates, our free night for adults.

Gallery closures:

  • No closures scheduled at present

Galleries now permanently closed:

School holidays

During school holidays we welcome a lot of visitors to the Museum so queuing times may be longer than usual.

School holiday opening times will apply during the following dates:

  • Summer holiday: Starts 22 July 2017