Opening & Access
Our standard opening times are given below
Please check the further information section at the bottom of the page for variations
Summer (1st April to 30th September)
Monday - Saturday : 10am - 5pm
Last admission and gates close at 4pm
Winter (1st October to 31st March)
Tuesday - Friday : 10am - 4.30pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Mondays
Last admission and gates close at 3.30pm
We will be open on Saturdays and Mondays during the local school half term holidays in October and February; please see below
for dates and times
SUMMER OPENING 2014
Summer opening commences on Tuesday 1st April 2014 and operates until 30th September 2014.
Mondays - Saturdays: 10am - 5pm.
Bank Holidays: 10am - 4pm.
Closed Sundays all year round.
Our archives and library are not open to the public although weekday appointments can be made to visit if we have material relevant to you enquiry. Please contact us by email if you wish to enquire about an archive visit.
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