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Accessing the Collections



The Museums and Galleries are closed on Easter Sunday, 21st April 2019

The Museum of Antiquities is unexpectedly closed Sunday 21st July 2019 for Building Maintenance.

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. 

You can also keep up to date with content and events in our museums on social media.

Eton College Museums



Seven Halts on the Somme by Hughie O’Donoghue, RA - Millington Drake Room
Victorian Stained Glass by Thomas Willement -  Austen Leigh Corridor  

Currently on display adjacent to School Hall most Sunday afternoons from 23d September 2018 to 14th April 2019, 2:30 – 5pm. 
Closed 24th March 2019
Please note, access to Millington Drake Room includes a small number of stairs. A ramp will be in place to improve access on Sunday 16th December. 

The Collections also hold regularly changing exhibitions in the Verey Gallery and the Tower Gallery, which may be viewed by appointment. Please contact the Collections Administrator to enquire.

Heritage tours of Eton College

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 and family events

The Collections periodically participate in local and national events, and hold special events which are open to the public. 



Researchers and enquiries

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

Specialist groups

We host special interest groups with a professional, academic or specific amateur interest in particular items in the Collections. 

Please be advised that group size and availability are limited, and booking well in advance is essential. Please contact the Collections Administrator for more information and to enquire about availability.

Online resources

The Collections catalogue and digitised resources are available online for consultation.


Imaging services

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