Visitor guidance

In the Gallery

The collection requires careful conservation and environmental monitoring.

Please do not:

• cross barriers with any part of your body or possessions;
• touch paintings, frames, or art installations of any kind;
• use laser pointers/pens, umbrellas, pointing sticks or poles of any type, to point at paintings or objects;
• use torches (including mobile phone), flash, or magnifying glasses
• consume food or drink; or
• smoke or vape

Please respect the rights of other visitors to quiet contemplation and study.


  You may take photos in the gallery unless it is stated otherwise. All photography must be for personal, non-commercial use only.

• The use of additional lighting or flash, camera supports and selfie sticks is not permitted.
• It is your responsibility to ensure copyright and other laws are not infringed.

If using a camera, please be considerate of other visitors. Please respect the wishes of all visitors by not obstructing the view of the paintings or taking pictures of anyone without their permission. Photography of children and young people is prohibited without consent of the accompanying adult.


Assistance dogs are welcome. Owners may be asked to present their Assistance Dogs UK (ADUK) identification book upon entry. Assistance dogs should be supervised and kept under your control throughout your visit, ideally remaining on a lead and wearing the appropriate tabard or harness.

Otherwise, animals are not permitted in the Gallery.