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.

Ashmolean Shop

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am 5pm

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays

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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.

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Western Art Print Room

During June and July 2016 visitors to the Print Room may experience some noise and disruption as a result of building work taking place in nearby areas of the Museum. This could continue for a period of up to two months.

It may also be necessary to close the Print Room for two days during this period.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these essential works.

The Print Room will also be closed on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 June, and on the afternoon of 28 June.

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)

On Thursday 14 April 2016 the Print Room will be closed in the afternoon, from 2 until 4 pm.

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: