Join tour guide James for gallery tours:  Treasures and History of the Museum (12pm) and Millais and the Ruskins  (2pm).

12pm - Treasures and History of the Museum

Take a look at some of our most treasured collections on display throughout the galleries.

2pm - Millais and the Ruskins

This tour tells the intriguing story of the triangular relationship between John Ruskin, his protégée Millais and their bride Effie – a story that kept society gossips busy, filled the newspapers and ultimately ruined reputations.


Tickets are £3 per person per tour or are free to Museum Members.

Receive 10% off any purchases in the Edwardian Tearoom with your tour ticket. Offer valid on the day of the tour only and not valid on group bookings.

No advance booking necessary. Tickets are available on the day from the vestibule reception desk (adjacent to the Round Room).

Meet your tour guide in the Round Room to begin your tour. Guided tours last approximately 45 minutes, but some may be longer - please feel free to discuss this with your guide on the day.