Plan your Visit

Museum Opening Hours

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

Admission is Free

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 5pm

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

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

Christmas 2015

The Museum will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day (24 – 26 December 2015).

We will then be open every day from Sunday 27 December until Sunday 3 January.

The Museum will therefore be open on Monday 28 December, New Year's Eve (Thursday 31 December) and New Year's Day (Friday 1 January).

Ashmolean Shop

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am 5pm

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays

The Shop is also open on Mondays from 2 November to 21 December.

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Ashmolean Café

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am 4.30pm

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays

Ashmolean Dining Room

10am – 4.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday

10am – 10pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday

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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:

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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 4pm (Friday by appointment only)

For further information see our webpage:

Please note that due to a major refurbishment project involving the Western Art Galleries access to the Print Room for wheelchair users and mobility impaired visitors may be limited. If you are planning to visit, we advise you to contact us in advance ( or 01865 278049) to check on the progress of the works.

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: