A stunning backdrop for a Christmas celebration in the heart of Oxford city.

Impress your guests with a very special party at a unique venue. The Ashmolean offers a range of party packages, with everything you would expect included.

All you'll have to do is invite your guests!


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Ashmolean Museum at Night

 A simply fabulous evening and the thank-yous are pouring in.


Colourful Set-Up for an Evening Dinner in the Ashmolean Museum Galleries



Take the pressure off finding a venue, caterers and suppliers. The Ashmolean will deliver it all.

Our exclusive catering partner creates food with passion, showcasing the best seasonal produce, which is sustainably sourced, beautifully designed and provides an extraordinary culinary experience for your guests.


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The staff were spot on, canapés delicious and everything ran super smoothly so thank you very much.




Realise your dream.

To make your evening truly memorable/unforgettable, our trusted partners can add those special touches – magicians, a photo-booth, a cocktail mixologist, live music.


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Christmas Parties Photobooth at the Ashmolean

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Christmas Party FAQs


The capacity for a festive dinner is 50–150 guests in the galleries, and 30–70 guests in the Rooftop Dining Room.



No. Benugo Event Catering are our exclusive catering partners. They cater with a conscience; their sustainable menu reflects the very highest standards in food sourcing, purchasing and supply.



Yes, ambience lighting is included in the galleries and Rooftop. Our network of professionals can provide those added extras like photography, AV, entertainment, and floristry.



Yes – we can provide a staffed cloakroom. We ask our guests to consider what they bring on the night and to avoid bulky items.



A deposit is required at the time of booking to secure the date.


Working closely with the Ashmolean, they created a wonderful evening that delighted and entertained our guests.