Museum Gallery Hours
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum exhibition galleries are open to the public and admission is FREE. *Masks are required for unvaccinated guests.
Reservations are recommended. Please visit cartoons.osu.edu/gallery-visit-reservation to book your visit. Walk-ins are welcome, but you may be asked to wait if the museum is at capacity.
Monday – Wednesday: Closed
Thursday-Sunday: 1:00-5:00 pm
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. Flash photography in the galleries is not permitted.
Library Reading Room Hours
Limited hours by appointment only
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
Please contact us for research and reproduction services by emailing 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: Closed
Saturday + Sunday: Closed
(Call 614-292-0538 for information)
Museum, Library and Office Closings
Martin Luther King Day: January 18, 2021
Memorial Day: May 31, 2021
Juneteenth: June 18 (observed)
Independence Day: July 5, 2021
Labor Day: September 6, 2021
Veteran’s Day: November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 25, 26, 27, 28, 2021
Christmas Holiday: December 23, 24, 25, 26, 2021
New Year’s Day: December 31, 2021 (observed)