Planning your visit

Friday 1 March morning closures

Our museums and attractions will be closed for staff training on the morning of Friday 1 March 2024. They re-open at noon that day, except for the Air Raid Shelters and the Art Gallery, which will re-open at 1pm.

1. Tickets and prices

Public preview day

You can now book your tickets to our public preview day on Saturday 9 March 2024 through our online ticket office.

Tickets are free, but you must book in advance.

General admission

Hat Works will re-open for general admission on Thursday 14 March 2024.

Admission is free.

We expect to be busy for the first 3 months after re-opening, so we recommend that you pre-book your general admission tickets now.

Guided tours

Guided tours of the factory floor are available on selected days for £6.

You can visit the Art Tickets website to book a tour.

There is no charge for companions of visitors with a registered disability.