Entry to the Ashmolean Museum is free.

Charges apply for special exhibitions and for some of our talks, courses, workshops and other events.

You can click here to buy tickets online or call 01865 278 112. Tickets are also available from the Information Desk inside the Museum.

Subject to booking fees:

Online Booking fee per transaction £1

Telephone Booking fee per transaction £2



Become a member today at to enjoy free unlimited entry to all of the Museum’s paying special exhibitions, starting at just £38 per year. Ashmolean members see every exhibition at every Ashmolean Museum for free and enjoy, savings in the Ashmolean Shop, discounts in the Café and Rooftop Restaurant, free copies of The Ashmolean Magazine, and a whole programme of exclusive members-only events and behind-the-scenes access.

How to Book

Booking in person

Buy tickets to our exhibitions, talks, events and activities at the Museum Information Desk, in advance or on the day. Tuesdays–Sundays and bank holidays, during public opening hours. There is no booking fee when tickets are purchased in person from the Information Desk or two onsite shops.


Secure 24h online booking. Booking fee per transaction: £1

By telephone

01865 278112 Open Tuesday–Sunday 3pm to 4pm Telephone Booking fee per transaction £2

Please leave an answerphone message and a member of the Booking Office team will contact you within 48 hours.

Alternatively, email for a response within 8 hours

Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy

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