Our current plan is to reopen our galleries on Saturday, January 30, 2021 by appointment with limited hours and subject to change. Reservations are required, please visit cartoons.osu.edu/gallery-visit-reservation to book your visit. Information about our 2021 exhibitions is available at https://cartoons.osu.edu/exhibits/upcoming/.
Museum Gallery Hours
The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum exhibition galleries are open to the public and admission is FREE. *Masks are required.
Reservations are required, please visit cartoons.osu.edu/gallery-visit-reservation to book your visit.
Opening January 30, 2021
Monday – Wednesday: Closed
Thursday-Sunday: 1:00-4:00 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 on the main floor. Flash photography in the galleries is not permitted.
Library Reading Room Hours
Opening January 25, 2021: 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 email@example.com 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
Christmas Day Holiday: December 24-25, 2020
New Year’s Day Holiday: January 1, 2021
Martin Luther King Day: January 18, 2021
Memorial Day: May 31, 2021
Independence Day: July 5, 2021
Labor Day: September 6, 2021
Veteran’s Day: November 11, 2021
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 25-26, 2021
Christmas Holiday: December 23-24, 2021
New Year’s Day Holiday: December 31, 2022