Plan your Visit

Opening Times

The Ashmolean Museum

Open: Tues – Sunday 10am – 5pm, Bank Holiday Monday 10am – 5pm
The Museum is closed 24 – 26 December, 2014.

The Museum will be opening to the public on Monday 29 December

Admission Free

For General Enquiries please contact +44 (0)1865 278000

For Group and School booking enquiries please complete our online enquiry form.

Ashmolean Shop

Open: Tues – Sun 10am – 5pm;

Throughout November and December, the Ashmolean Shop will also be open on Mondays for Christmas shopping from 10am – 5pm

Ashmolean Café

Open: Tues – Sun 10am – 4.30pm

Throughout November and December, the Ashmolean Café will also be open on Mondays from 10am – 3.30pm

Ashmolean Dining Room

Open: Tues – Thur 10am – 4.30pm
Fri & Sat 10am – 10pm

The Dining Room will be open on the following dates until 11pm:

  • Friday 5th December
  • Saturday 6th December
  • Thursday 11th December
  • Friday 12th December
  • Saturday 13th December
  • Wednesday 17th December
  • Thursday 18th December
  • Friday 19th December
  • Saturday 20th December

Western Art Print Room

The Ashmolean's extensive collections of prints and drawings are open to the public in the Western Art Print Room.

Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm

For further information see our webpage:

Please note that visitors wishing to see drawings by Michelangelo and Raphael are requested to make an appointment at least twenty-four hours in advance.

Contact details to request a booking:

The Eastern Art Study Room

The reserve collections of the Eastern Art department are available for viewing in the Eastern Art Study Room (The Jameel Centre).

Open: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 1pm and 2 – 4.30pm

All items in the reserve collections are available for viewings by appointment. Please contact us before your visit.

For further information see our webpage:

Contact details: