The Museum is open 10am–5pm Tuesday–Sunday (closed Mondays) and admission is free.

The Ashmolean Café & Shop will be open on Mondays until Christmas.

Saturday 23 December – OPEN
Sunday 24 December – CLOSED
Monday 25 December – CLOSED

Tuesday 26 December – OPEN 

Wednesday 27 December – OPEN
Thursday 28 December – OPEN
Friday 29 December – OPEN
Saturday 30 December – OPEN

Sunday 31 December – OPEN
Monday 1 January – OPEN
Tuesday 2 January – OPEN



This festive period the Ashmolean will only be closed on Christmas Eve (Sunday 24 December) and Christmas Day (Monday 25 December).

We re-open after Christmas on Boxing Day (Tuesday 26 December) and are then open as normal every day 10am–5pm through to 7 January, including Bank Holidays.

We are open on New Year's Eve (Sunday 31 December) and New Year's Day (Monday 1 January). Visit our Plan your Visit page to find out more about visiting the Museum.

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