Entry is free to all to permanent collections and kids (under 12) go free to paid exhibitions.

Check out our family events or download a family trial before your visit. Our museum is accessible to wheelchairs and pushchairs and our café stocks kids' lunchboxes. 

10am–5pm Tuesday–Sunday (Closed Mondays)

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays 10am–5pm

Admission is free

Our address is the Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2PH

We are accessible by bus, Park & Ride and train (parking in central Oxford is difficult)

There is lots to do at the Ashmolean for families

  • Check out upcoming events for families
  • Download a free family trail in advance
  • Pick up free sketching materials and trails (as well as magnifiers and torches on weekends) when you arrive at the museum

Stop off at our café or restaurant 

Our café serves a range of freshly prepared hot and cold meals as well as kids meals and lunchboxes. 

Our rooftop restaurant offers fine dining across adult and kids menus.

Book a table

More information

For any other questions, please contact +44 (0)1865 278000


Accessible toilets can be found on the lower ground floor and the top floor by the main staircase.

Fold-up pushchairs can be stored on the ground floor by the museum entrance. Please visit the desk on arrival.

Baby Changing
We have two baby changing areas: on the lower ground floor and the top floor.

Café and restaurant
Our family friendly café on the lower ground floor offers a lunchbox menu for children. Our rooftop restaurant also offers a child-friendly menu. High chairs are available in both the café and the restaurant. We don't allow food or drink in the galleries, but please feel free to picnic on the museum forecourt.

The museum is accessible by ramp from the pavement of Beaumont Street. Wheelchairs are also available at the Information Desk.

Lockers are available on the lower ground floor. A £1 coin is required, but this is refunded. Lockers are large enough for large backpacks.


Jane Cockroft, Education Officer; Families
Email: jane.cockroft@ashmus.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1865  288163

Rowan Gutherie, Education Officer; Families
Email: rowan.gutherie@ashmus.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1865  288163