Wide ranging collection

  • Four galleries displaying the permanent collection
  • Temporary exhibition gallery
  • Temporary stairwell hanging space
  • Gallery annex housing a Chinese Scholar’s Studio


  • Education room
  • Introductory video in six languages
  • Family resource centre
  • Illustrated gallery guide
  • Access facilities (Audio tape for visitors with visual impairments, induction loop, lift for easy access)

Educational support

  • Use of the Museum’s library (by appointment)
  • Handling collection (by appointment)
  • Education programme for pre-schools, primary and secondary schools and colleges and universities
  • Specialist group events
  • Lectures and illustrated talks

Active programme of events

  • Guided tours
  • Lectures
  • Handling sessions
  • Demonstrations and practical workshops
  • Activities for children
  • Preview evenings

Museum memberships

  • Friends of the Museum
  • MEAA Corporate Sponsorship

Museum shop

  • The Museum shop sells an extensive range of cards, gifts and books that continue the East Asian theme. Colourful lanterns, accessories and ceramics are also available, including items inspired by the Museum’s collection.