Snack bar and Picnic area

Pick up a selection of sandwiches, cakes and snacks at our Snack bar, or eat your own packed lunch in the Picnic area.

Stash handy snack bags in pockets or handbags for later

Pick up pocket-sized bags of dried fruit and other healthy treats

  • in the basement near Investigate in the Green Zone
  • Picnic area is open 10.00 - 17.00, Snack bar from 11.00 - 15.00
  • easy-access lift to Fossil Way, galleries and exhibitions
  • wheelchair-accessible toilets
  • baby-changing facilities nearby
  • high chairs available
  • vending machines for soft drinks and sweets
Picnic Area refurbishment

We apologise for any disruption to your Picnic Area visit during the summer holidays. We are refurbishing the area and there may be some noisy building work at times.

Fresh juices and smoothies

Fresh juices and smoothies

Need refreshment? Sample our fairly-traded espresso coffees, loose-leaf teas, infusions, fresh juices and smoothies. Just ask at the Snack bar. 

We also have bags of healthy snacks and treats that fit perfectly into pockets and handbags to keep you refuelled for your onward journey around the galleries. 

Brought your own lunch? The Picnic area is the ideal place to sit down and enjoy it, with lots of tables and chairs.