Plan Your Visit

  TICKETS

Advance booking is recommended to guarantee entry, particularly for the Tokyo exhibition which usually sells out, but walk-up tickets for general museum admission are available on the door – you may just need to wait when the museum is busy.

To view planned gallery closures, please scroll to the bottom of this page, or click here.

YOUR VISIT

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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 and to save time on arrival, due to our reduced capacity.

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SOCIAL DISTANCING

The number of visitors to the Museum has been reduced so you can maintain social distancing during your visit.

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FACE COVERINGS

We strongly request that visitors wear face coverings on site. Our team will continue to wear face coverings. Face coverings must be worn in research and study rooms. 

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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

We have reduced the occupancy of our lifts, and so please use the stairs if you are able to. Toilet facilities are available.

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BE KIND

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

 

We also encourage all visitors to check in with the NHS Test & Trace app.
 

Read our full visiting FAQs

 

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

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Beaumont Street

Oxford

Oxfordshire

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 Phone

01865 278000

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TEMPORARY GALLERY CLOSURES

The Cast Gallery – August to November 2021

The Cast Gallery will be CLOSED August–November 2021. Urgent repairs and maintenance are being carried out in this period and unfortunately public access will not be possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
 

FRIDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2021

Due to a wedding ceremony, our Western Art galleries will be temporarily closed on Friday 10 September for some parts of the afternoon, and our Rooftop Restaurant will close at 3pm.

Details can be found below. To find all galleries and gallery numbers, and to plan your visit, please download our Floor Plan (pdf).

 

Galleries 42–45 on Level 2

Closed 2.30–4pm

(Galleries 35–41 are not affected)

Galleries 65–67 on Level 3M

Closed 2.30–3pm

(Galleries 62–64 are not affected)

Rooftop Restaurant

Closed from 3pm

About the Restaurant, Menus & Booking