Visiting MERL

Our Country Lives redevelopment, from November 2014

Please note that the Museum galleries and garden are closed until October 19th 2016 for work on the Our Country Lives redevelopment project to take place.

The library and archives reading room will remain open as usual. For details of opening times, click here.

Update July 2016

Please note, work will be taking place to complete our new welcome space from Monday 18th July 2016. The main entrance to the museum and the gift shop will be closed from this time, until further notice. Access to the reading room, meeting rooms and other facilities will be through the staff entrance to the left of the main entrance.

Access: Please note that this temporary entrance is accessed by steps. If you require level access, please contact us in advance of your visit and alternative access will be made available.

For further information, regular project updates, details of events, activities and opportunities to get involved, follow the MERL blog




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