Museum admission is free and no booking is required. Below you'll find visiting information for the Christmas and new year period.
Fri 22 December – OPEN
Sat 23 December – OPEN
Sun 24 December – CLOSED
Mon 25 December – CLOSED
Tue 26 December – CLOSED
Wed 27 December – OPEN
Thu 28 December – OPEN
Fri 29 December – OPEN
Sat 30 December – OPEN
Sun 31 December – OPEN
Mon 1 January – CLOSED
Tue 2 January – OPEN
PLAN YOUR VISIT
VICTORIAN ART, FASHION & DESIGN
Open until 18 Feb 2024
Share a fun family experience as you explore exhibits and galleries using the interactive digital guides. Look out for the festive activity.
Download our FREE festive family trail before you visit, or one of our many others, or pick one up in the Museum.
Join us for FREE volunteer-led family tours around the galleries. Look out for details at the Welcome Desk.
View our current exhibitions and special displays open at the Museum over Christmas and the new year.
From the casts of Greek and Roman sculpture to Pissarro and the Anglo-Saxon collections, join a free volunteer-led gallery tour this winter.
DAILY TOUR DETAILS
Join us for lunch or afternoon tea and gaze out over the picturesque rooftops of Oxford.
Treat someone special to a Christmas gift membership, with unlimited access to exhibitions, members-only previews and curator-led talks and tours, plus a members’ magazine, discounts and more.
Discover our wonderful range of exclusive gifts, jewellery, and decorations inspired by the Ashmolean’s collection.
Available to buy online and onsite, every purchase supports the Museum.
Our shop is open every open Museum day, 10am–5pm until 24 Dec.
We've turned some of your favourite Ashmolean treasures into online jigsaw puzzles and here's a seasonal selection to try out this Christmas.
Visit our Advent Calendar for a new Ashmolean object every day until 25 December.
Discover our wonderful range of exclusive gifts, jewellery, cards and decorations, inspired by the Ashmolean collections.
Diaries & Calendars
Gifts for Children