Plan your visit

Coronavirus update

Following government advice, Oxford University has taken the decision to close its Museums and public areas of the Bodleian Libraries until further notice. The health, welfare and safety of visitors and staff is our number one priority. For information and updates please visit:

Free entry

Entry to the four museums and the Weston Library is free

Entrance charges

Charges may apply for some of our talks, workshops and for special exhibitions at the Ashmolean.

There is an admission charge for adults visiting the Botanic Garden & Arboretum; children under 16 go free.

Guided and self-guided tours are available of the Old Bodleian Library. 

What’s on

We offer a wide programme of events and activities for the public, including tours, talks, performances, family-friendly events and behind-the-scenes activities. 

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