ASHPASS is a scheme to provide the opportunity for local young people aged 16-18 to visit and experience Ashmolean paying exhibitions free of charge.

What is it?

ASHPASS provides free entry for paying exhibitions at the Ashmolean Museum with a free pre-booked ticket. It gives free entry for the ticket and cardholder only.

Who is it for?

For 16-18 year olds in targeted Oxford city state schools and colleges.

What’s on offer?

An ASHPASS card gives the card holder a free pre-booked ticket to Ashmolean temporary exhibitions. It is non-transferable and non-refundable. Click here to find our current and upcoming exhibitions

Is there a charge?

No, the ASHPASS can be used for a free pre-booked timed ticket for the card holder to temporary exhibitions.

Do I need to book to visit an exhibition?

Yes, you need to pre-book a free timed ticket. Please note ticket capacity may be limited and tickets are subject to availability. 

How do I use it at the Museum?

Tickets can only be used during the booked time slot.  ASHPASS members should present their ASHPASS and ticket at the scanning desk to the temporary exhibition, on Floor 3.

Can I use it for other people in my group?

No, the ASHPASS only gives free entry to temporary exhibitions for the card holder. Anyone else you are visiting with needs to have their own ticket. You can find out more about purchasing tickets at this link

Can I use it any time?

Tickets can only be used during the booked time slot. This enables us to manage visitor numbers safely and provides a more enjoyable visit for everyone.

Where can I find out about other events for young people?

Visit our Young People's page at this link