Museum Gallery Hours

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

Monday through Wednesday: Closed
Thursday through Sunday:  1:00 – 4:00 pm through 11/29/2020. Reservations are required at this time. TO MAKE A RESERVATION TO VISIT THE MUSEUM CLICK HERE

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

Appointments are required during the initial reopening phase to ensure material can be prepared in advance and to comply with all COVID-19 safety guidelines. Appointment date and time must be confirmed. Do not visit unless you have received your confirmation. Email cartoons@osu.edu to schedule an appointment during the following times:

Monday through Friday: 10:00 am-12:00 pm or 1:30-3:30 pm
Saturday + Sunday: Closed

(Call 614-292-6369 or 614-292-0538 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 Library Reading Room for additional information and online forms to request items before your visit.

Office Hours

Monday through Friday: Closed
Saturday + Sunday:  Closed
(Call 614-292-0538 for information)

Museum, Library and Office Closings

Labor Day:  September 7, 2020

Veteran’s Day:  November 11, 2020

Thanksgiving Day Holiday:  Galleries closed November 26-27, 2020; Reading Room closed November 26-29, 2020

Christmas Day Holiday:  December 24-27, 2020

New Year’s Eve: December 31, 2020

New Year’s Day Holiday: January 1, 2021