Opening hours and ticket information

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The museum, café and visitor shop are open from 10am until 5pm every day.

Last entry to the Museum and Galleries is 4pm. The historic House closes at 4:30pm.

The Print Workshop is open Monday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm.

You can purchase your tickets for entry on arrival from reception in our new gallery. Alternatively, you can order your tickets online. Tickets purchased online are not date specific and are valid for a single entry for one year from the date of purchase.

Between 11 March – 22 March 2023, we will be preparing our exhibition spaces to welcome three new, fantastic exhibitions. These will be available to visit from 23 March – 23 June 2024.

We are pleased to say that the House will still be accessible during this time. Please be aware of some minor changes to your visiting experience while we install the forthcoming exhibitions.

On Thursday 28 March our Shop will be closed for an annual stock take. The rest of the site will be open.

Temporary closures of Gallery spaces for Afternoon Tours

Friday 5 April 2024 & Tuesday 18 June 2024, 2–4pm
The Timothy & Mary Clode Gallery will be temporarily closed from 2–3pm. You can still view part of the Philip de László: Master of Elegance exhibition in the Sudbury Gallery during this time.

The Sudbury Gallery will be temporarily closed from 3pm–4pm. You can still view part of the Philip de László: Master of Elegance exhibition in the Timothy & Mary Clode Gallery during this time.

Gainsborough’s House, Galleries and Exhibition

Adult with Gift Aid – £16.50 / without Gift Aid – £15
Student (17–25 with Student ID) Free
18’s and under Free

Members of Gainsborough’s House Free
National Art Pass
Free entry, £5 extra for temporary exhibition
Museums Association Free entry to House, Galleries & Exhibition
Historic Houses Free entry to House, Galleries & Exhibition

Camera Obscura
Every Thursday between 1–3pm.  

Other session times are available, contact learning@gainsborough.org or ask for Front of House on 01787 372958 for details.

Included in the admission price. 

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