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Your Visit

Visit Palace Green Library to explore our exhibitions, see our historic libraries and research our collections. Plan your visit and find out about our facilities.

Opening hours

Details of the opening hours for our exhibitions, reception and the Barker Research Library.

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Admission charges

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Locations and directions

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Gallery Opening hours

Day Opening hours
Monday - Sunday
10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Museum of Archaeology
Day Opening hours
Tuesday - Sunday
12 - 5pm every Monday (Little Bookworms held at 10.30am)
10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Barker Research Library Opening Hours

Day Opening hours
Monday - Friday
9am - 5pm
Saturday - Sunday
The Barker Research Library is normally closed at weekends.