Plan Your Visit

  TICKETS

Museum admission is free. Walk-up tickets are now available on the door, but to guarantee entry at busy times, and to avoid waiting, booking tickets in advance is recommended. Booking is essential for our major exhibition.

View upcoming gallery closures by scrolling to the bottom of the page: Planned Gallery Closures

SELF-GUIDED GROUP VISITS

Tours at the Ashmolean Museum

You can now book your self-guided visit online if you're a tour operator, language school or other commercial group.

GROUP VISIT BOOKINGS & INFO

  

 


FESTIVAL OF ARCHAEOLOGY 2022

At the Museum
16–25 Jul

Journey into the Iron Age and explore Celtic art

FIND ARCHAELOGY TALKS AT THE MUSEUM

STAYING SAFE

The Ashmolean is maintaining Covid-secure measures to prioritise the safety of our visitors and staff. So that we can all enjoy the collections safely, you will notice a number of changes at the Museum.

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TICKETING

Entry to the Museum is free but pre-booking is recommended to guarantee entry at busy times and to save time on arrival, but is not essential.

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FACE COVERINGS / MASKS

We recommend that visitors wear face coverings and particularly in our research and study rooms. Our team will continue to wear face coverings.

More information & our list of exemptions

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SOCIAL DISTANCING

We'd be grateful if you would observe social distancing where possible during your visit.

 

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CLEANING & HYGIENE

We’ve increased the frequency of our cleaning regimes and added hand sanitisation points throughout the Museum.

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ACCESS & FACILITIES

Our lifts, toilets and cloakrooms are all open as normal.

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BE KIND

We ask that you please keep calm and be kind to other visitors and to our staff

 

 

We have been awarded "we're good to go" status for our safety measures.
 

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Beaumont Street

Oxford

Oxfordshire

OX1 2PH

 Phone

01865 278000

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TEMPORARY GALLERY CLOSURES

Essential Gallery Maintenance 4–8 July

A large number of galleries will be closed for periods during this week, for essential maintenance.

Galleries on all floors will be affected including:

Floor -1: 1, 5
Floor 0: 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 2, 23, 24, 26
Floor 1: 31, 32, 36, 38
Floor 2: 40

We apologise for the disruption and inconvenience this causes.

 Disruption to lifts, toilets & phones 5 July

On Tuesday 5 July 2022, due to essential work in the Museum, there will be no lifts available, toilets will only be accessible by stairs (none are on the Ground Floor), and no phonelines will be available. We apologise for the inconvenience caused. Check our FAQs for the latest details

Cast Gallery 19 July

The Cast Gallery will be closed in the morning of Tue 19 Jul from 10am-13.00pm