Museum Gallery Hours

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum exhibition galleries are open to the public and admission is FREE.  

Monday: Closed
Tuesday through Sunday:  1:00 – 5:00 pm 

(Closed December 22-25; December 30, 31 and January 1)

Please note that you will be asked to place coats, backpacks, large purses and other large bags, and umbrellas in designated areas at entrance to the galleries or in the lockers provided on the main floor. Flash photography in the galleries is not permitted.

Library Reading Room Hours

Limited seating + closings

Monday through Friday:  9:00 – 5:00 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00 – 5:00 pm (during Fall and Spring semesters; closed during Summer semester) 

(Closed December 24-25 and January 1; open by appointment only December 26-28 and December 31) 

(Closed during holiday weekends; open by appointment during semester breaks
(Call 614-292-6369 for information) 

Please note that we are a special collections library so our stacks are not open for browsing. Items from our stacks must be requested. See Visiting the Reading Room. However, our reading room has materials available for browsing.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 9:00 – 5:00 pm

Saturday + Sunday:  Closed

 (Closed December 24-25 and January 1)

(Call 614-292-0538 for information)

Museum, Library and Office Closings

Martin Luther King Day:  January 15, 2018

Memorial Day:  May 28, 2018

Independence Day:  July 4, 2018

Labor Day:  September 3, 2018

Veteran’s Day:  November 12, 2018

Thanksgiving Day Holiday:  Reading Room + offices closed November 22-25, 2018; Galleries closed November 22-24

Christmas Day Holiday:  December 22-25, 2018

New Year’s Day Holiday: December 30, 2018-January 1, 2019