These gallery tours, running this summer, are led by our dedicated volunteer team and are subject to availability. There are varying times to choose from, to suit all ages and interests.

From the ancient Egyptians and the Anglo-Saxons to Greek vases, Samuel Palmer and the art of Japan, get closer to some amazing objects and their stories. 


Tours from 30 to 60 minutes:

Wed 10 Aug, 1–1.45pm: Samuel Palmer and Friends Tour

Thu 11 Aug,  2–2.45pm: Cast Gallery Tour

Tue 16 Aug,  12–1pm: Highlights Tour (details to be confirmed)

Wed 17 Aug, 1–1.45pm: Alfred Jewel and Other Anglo Saxon Objects Tour

Mon 22 Aug, 1–1.45pm: Byzantium Tour

Tue 23 Aug, 12–1pm: Highlights Tour (details to be confirmed)

Wed  24 Aug, 1–1.45pm: Greek Vases and the Stories they Tell Tour

Wed 24 Aug, 2–2.30pm & 2.45– 3.15pm: Highlights of the Western Art Print Room Tour - Booking required >

Mon 29 Aug, 2–3pm: Rome Tour

Wed 31 Aug, 1–1.45pm: Arts of Japan Tour

Short tours from 10 to 20 minutes:

Fri 19 Aug, 12–12.20pm: Ancient Egyptian Family Tour

Fri 26 Aug, 11.30–11.50pm: Ancient Egyptian Family Tour

Thu 25 Aug, 10-min sessions 12–1pm: Short tours featuring these objects:
Hawaran mummies (meet in Gallery 27)
Cape Artemision Zeus (meet in Gallery 16)
Claudius Agathemerus (Gallery 13)