Shop and café
This café is on the ground floor and serves light refreshments including pastries, cakes, snacks and beverages. Highchairs are available.
Opening hours for the Espresso bar are:
Café open: 10am - 4.45pm daily (Closes at 4.30pm from 1 November - 1 April)
Hot food available: 11.30am - 3.30pm daily
Top floor café
This café is on the fifth floor and has great views across the city. Here you can enjoy a selection of hot and cold meals, snacks, cakes and beverages. There is a children's menu and highchairs are available.
Opening hours for the top floor café are:
Café open: 11am - 4pm daily
Hot food available: 11.30am - 3pm from Monday - Friday and 11am - 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.
There is a free wi-fi connection in both cafés. Simply log on and the wireless provider is 'Café'.
You can contact the museum cafés to make an enquiry here.
Our indoor picnic area with drinks machine is open daily from 10am- 4.30pm.
There are two shops on the ground floor of the museum; one is a fair trade shop - the first in a UK museum. It sells a wide range of books, jewellery, crafts, food and gift ideas from around the world. There is also a toy shop selling a full range of souvenirs, toys and books for younger visitors.
You can also visit our online bookshop to buy our publications.