Plan Your Visit

  TICKETS

Museum admission is free. Walk-up tickets are now available on the door, but to guarantee entry at busy times, and to avoid waiting, booking tickets in advance is recommended. Booking is essential for our major exhibitions.

Booking is essential for all groups (including self-guided visits): Visiting as a Group

Upcoming gallery and restaurant closures are listed at the bottom of this page with details of our lift closure: Temporary Closures


Read our full visiting FAQs

SELF-GUIDED GROUP VISITS

Tours at the Ashmolean Museum

If you're a tour operator, language school or other commercial group, you can now book your self-guided visit online.

In the busy summer holidays, booking is essential.

GROUP VISIT BOOKINGS & INFO

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TICKETING

Entry to the Museum is free but pre-booking is required for groups and for our ticketed exhibitions.

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FACE COVERINGS / MASKS

Visitors and our staff may continue to wear face coverings if it makes them feel comfortable.

More information & our list of exemptions

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SOCIAL DISTANCING

There are no longer any special recommendations for social distancing.

 

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CLEANING & HYGIENE

We maintain regular cleaning regimes and there are sanitisation points throughout the Museum.

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ACCESS & FACILITIES

Our lifts, toilets and cloakrooms are all open as normal.

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BE KIND

We ask that you please keep calm and be kind to other visitors and to our staff

 

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 Address

Beaumont Street

Oxford

Oxfordshire

OX1 2PH

 Phone

01865 278000

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TEMPORARY CLOSURES

Blue lift closure: 

The main Museum lift (Blue lift) is out of action for two weeks, waiting repairs.

Please speak to a member of our Visitor Experience team for accessible routes to the Rooftop Restaurant and Bruegel exhibition.

More details on our Access page. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
 

Rooftop Restaurant closure, Fri 14 June 2024: 

Please note that the Rooftop Restaurant will be closed all day for a private event on Fri 14 June 2024. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.