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 

Upcoming holiday closings:
November 23-25, Thanksgiving Day holiday (open Sunday November 26)
December 24-26, Christmas Day holiday (open Saturday, December 23)
December 31-January 1, New Year’s holiday

(Closed between exhibitions for installation) 

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 (closed November 23-26, December 25-26, by appointment December 27-29, and closed January 1)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1:00 – 5:00 pm (closed Sundays for Winter Break, December 15-January 7) 

(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 (closed November 23-24, December 22-26, and January 1))

Saturday + Sunday:  Closed

(Call 614-292-0538 for information)

Museum, Library and Office Closings

Martin Luther King Day:  January 16, 2017

Memorial Day:  May 29, 2017

Independence Day:  July 4, 2017

Labor Day:  September 4, 2017

Veteran’s Day:  November 10, 2017

Thanksgiving Day Holiday:  November 23-26, 2017 (galleries open Sunday, November 26)

Christmas Day Holiday:  December 23-26, 2017 (galleries open Saturday, December 23)

New Year’s Day Holiday: December 31, 2017 – January 1, 2018