The Ashmolean wouldn’t exist today without legacies left by generations before us. Anyone can leave a legacy gift to the Ashmolean, and it doesn’t cost you anything in your lifetime. You can also give in memory of a loved one. We would be happy to discuss your wishes with you in more detail.
Find out about the different types of legacies
Find out more about tax advantages
We recommend that you speak to a solicitor for personal and confidential up-to-date advice tailored to your needs. They will ensure your intentions are clearly expressed and legally valid, and will be able to advise you on any tax benefits in relation to your gift.
If you have already included the Ashmolean in your will, please let us know so we can thank you and keep you involved and informed through news and events.
The Development Office
Oxford OX1 2PH
Tel: +44 (0)1865 288186
SUGGESTED WORDING FOR YOUR WILL
As the Ashmolean is part of the University of Oxford, please include the following in your will to ensure that your intention for your gift is clear:
‘I give free of tax the [sum of / item specified / residue of my estate] to The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford for the Ashmolean Museum.’