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Cloakroom

Cloakroom

Cloakroom

Drop off your bags and coats in our Gallery cloakroom before your visit

The Gallery’s Cloakroom facility is situated in below the main stairs in Room 43 (Studio Gallery)

Cloakroom opening hours

Saturday to Thursday: 10:00-17:50

Friday: 10:00-20:50

Cloakroom Charges and Conditions

  • Visitors may leave coats, bags, suitcases and umbrellas in our Cloakroom.

  • Coats/small bags cost £1, cabin sized suitcases £3 and large suitcases £5. Any other items will be at the staff member’s discretion. Umbrellas are free. Charges do not apply to Members.

  • If you have a full price or concession exhibition ticket, you may leave one small bag or coat (£1 item) in the cloakroom for free. This is not available in conjunction with other ticket offers.

  • The cloakroom has space to store a limited number of pushchairs, using our free Buggy Park (refundable, £1) situated in the Cloakroom.

  • Coin- operated storage lockers are available to use in the Cloakroom, priced £1 (non- refundable).

  • We do not allow suitcases, long umbrellas or wet umbrellas onto the Gallery floors so you will be asked to leave these items in the Cloakroom before entering the Gallery.

  • In the interests of security it may be necessary to conduct bag searches. Visitors are asked to present any bags to Gallery staff for inspection on request.

  • All items are left in the Cloakroom at the owner’s risk, and the Gallery does not accept liability for the loss of, or damage to, anything left in the cloakrooms.