We have taken every reasonable step to create a COVID-19 secure building and we rely on the co-operation of visitors to follow the measures we have put in place to protect everyone’s safety.
Please observe the safety measures that we have put in place and delay your visit if you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or you test positive on a lateral flow or PCR test.
PROCEDURES IN PLACE FOR VISITORS
Please wear a face covering during your visit where possible.
We will also be retaining a hand sanitiser station in the staircase hall outside the Art Collection Study Room and the Special Collections reading room.
MAKING AN APPOINTMENT
All appointments to visit the Art Collection Study Room must be booked in advance. Please contact us via email.
- the day you wish to visit
- if you would like to book for all day
- which items you wish to consult
Only visit if we have sent a confirmation email.
Bookings are subject to short notice cancellations. We will contact you if this is the case.
There are no computers available in the Art Collection Study Room to search the online catalogue. The online catalogue is accessible here.
We cannot produce collections on demand during opening hours. We can undertake retrieval of items at lunchtime, we recommend that you send a full list of requests at the time of booking.
You can use our online catalogues to gather descriptions and references of items and collections.
Our toilet facilities will be open and are located between the building entrance and the Art Collection Study Room.
Lockers will still be available to store items not permitted in the Art Collection Study Room. We will be cleaning lockers at the end of each day.
CONNECTING TO THE WI-FI
If you wish to connect to the Wi-Fi during your visit, please let us know when booking and we will provide you with a guest log in prior to your visit.
Eduroam is available in the Art Collection Study Room so if you have access to this you will not require a guest log-in.