When to book
Our taught gallery sessions book quickly and we advise booking at least three months ahead.
We need a minimum of 28 days to organise a taught session.
Self guided visits must be booked no later than two weeks before the date of your visit.
How to book
Contact us using our online forms for PRIMARY and SECONDARY enquries. (Please note this is not a booking.)
We will reply to all enquiries within five working days.
Once we have found a suitable date we will make a provisional booking and send you a booking form to complete.
Your booking will be confirmed once we receive your completed booking form. We will send a confirmation email and an invoice will be sent from the University within 30 days of your trip.
IMPORTANT: If you cancel more than 28 days before the date of your visit you will receive a full refund. If you cancel less than 28 days before the date of your visit you will be invoiced for the full amount.
Useful documents to help you plan a Museum visit
Cost of sessions booked for September 2022 onwards
Oxford University Museums charge for taught learning sessions. All sessions are facilitated by our expert learning staff and the income realised helps sustain the Museums’ award winning schools’ service.
Max Student Numbers
|Primary school 1 hour online session (EY, KS1, KS2)
|Primary school gallery activity at Museum (EY, KS1, KS2)
|Secondary school 1 hour online session (KS3, KS4, KS5)
|Sketchbook introduction to the museum for Secondary Art groups (20 minutes)
|Secondary school taught session at Museum (KS3, KS4, KS5)
|Bespoke school programmes (full day, selection of activities)
|Self guided UK groups
||Up to 2 classes but may be some flexibility
||Free, but must book
||15 - 20 students plus 2 accompanying adults per session
||£5 per person. Booking essential through Box Office
All prices are exempt of VAT
Some groups may be exempt from charges. Currently this applies to State funded Special Schools and UK schools taking part in University access and outreach programmes.
We offer FREE admission to our temporary exhibitions for special schools. Booking essential.