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Explore our Collections – Tours

Make More of your Visit

Wed 18 September, 10.00amSun 15 December, 5.00pm

From Naples to China, and Folk Art to Portraits, there’s always so much more to discover and learn. Our permanent collections are constantly evolving and a tour of the galleries is a brilliant way to find out more about your favourite object or painting. Take your pick from our range of free tours. Sign up on the day of your visit at the Welcome Centre or Shop.


NEW Liars Tour
Thu 26 Sep, Sun 6 Oct, Thu 10 Oct, 2pm – 2.45pm
Do you trust us to tell you the truth about our collection? Can you tell the difference between fact and fiction? Our reinvented tour introduces you to twelve fascinating works in the collection, but the truth may stranger than the lies!

Collections Tour
Daily until 15 Dec, 2pm – 2.30pm
Join our knowledgeable Gallery Interpreters on a short tour of one of our six collections (changing daily) with the opportunity to ask questions and perhaps learn more about your favourite artwork.

My Favourite Object
Daily from 24 Sep – 18 Oct, 12pm – 12.15pm
Take an in-depth look at a particular work of art from our collection, as chosen and researched by one of our passionate Gallery Interpreters.

All these activities are included in admission.