Museum Gallery Hours
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum exhibition galleries are open to the public and admission is FREE. Walk-in visitors are welcome. For groups larger than 10 people, please call 614-292-0538 or email cartoons.osu.edu at least one week in advance to plan your visit.
Wednesday–Sunday: Open 1:00–5:00pm
Please note that you will be asked to place coats, backpacks, large purses and bags, and umbrellas in designated areas at the entrance to the galleries or in lockers provided in the gallery or on the main floor. Non-flash photography in the galleries is permitted.
Library Reading Room Hours
Monday – Friday:
Open by appointment: 10:00 am -12:00 pm
Closed: 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Open by appointment: 1:30 – 3:30 pm
Saturday – Sunday:
Please contact us for research and reproduction services by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 614-292-0538.
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 Library Reading Room for additional information and online forms to request items before your visit.
Monday-Friday: Open by appointment. Call 614-292-0538 to schedule.
Museum, Library and Office Closings
Martin Luther King Day: January 16, 2023
Easter Sunday: April 9, 2022
Planned Exhibition Installation: May 8–19, 2023
Memorial Day: May 29, 2023
Juneteenth: June 19, 2023
Independence Day: July 4, 2023
Labor Day: September 4, 2023
Veteran’s Day: November 10, 2023 (observed) & Saturday, November 11, 2023
Thanksgiving: November 23, 24, & 25, 2023
Christmas Holiday: December 24 through 26, 2023