Accessing the Collections


Eton’s three museums, the Natural History Museum, the Eton Museum of Antiquities and the Museum of Eton Life, are open to the public on Sunday afternoons from 2.30-5.00pm. Admission is free. Please contact the Museum Officer for further information. The Collections also hold regularly changing exhibitions in the Verey Gallery and the Tower Gallery, which may be viewed by appointment. Please contact the Exhibitions & Outreach Coordinator to enquire.

The Museum of Eton Life, Museum of Antiquities and Eton College Natural History Museum will be closed on Sunday 24th December 2017 and Sunday 31st December 2017. They will open again on Sunday 7th January 2018.


Schools and Families

The Collections offer educational programmes on a variety of topics to visiting school groups, as well as off-site sessions at area schools. We also offer family learning events in collaboration with local schools. Please contact the Exhibitions & Outreach Coordinator for more information and to enquire about availability.

Specialist Groups

We host special interest groups with a professional, academic or keen amateur interest in a particular area of the Collections. 
Please be advised that group size and availability are limited, and booking well in advance is essential. Please contact the Exhibitions & Outreach Coordinator for more information and to enquire about availability.

Public Tours

A seasonal programme of guided tours is offered of the historic heart of Eton College, featuring many of the Foundation buildings and objects from the College Collections.

Public Events

Periodically the Collections hold special events which are open to the public. 


We welcome researchers who wish to consult the Collections for scholarly projects and historical and genealogical studies. 
Please direct research enquiries and requests for appointments to the Collections Administrator. The Collections catalogue 
and digitised resources are available online for consultation.


Please refer to our imaging services page for information on requesting images of items in the Collections and obtaining 
permission to reproduce such images.