Plan your Visit

Museum Opening Hours

10am – 5pm Tuesday – Sunday (Closed Mondays)

Admission is Free

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays 10am – 5pm

For General Enquiries please contact

For Group and School booking enquiries please complete our online enquiry form.

Ashmolean Shop

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am � 5pm

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays

Shop online at

Ashmolean Café

Tuesday to Sunday: 10am � 4.30pm

Open on Bank Holiday Mondays

Ashmolean Dining Room

10am – 4.30pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday

10am – 10pm Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Find out more at

Advance booking is essential for all group visits

Please note that your group may be refused admission if the galleries are busy and your group is not booked in.

To avoid disappointment we recommend booking as far ahead as you can.

For more information about group visits including schools programmes, adult groups and Language Schools visit the education web pages

Download: Foreign Language & Summer Schools FAQs 2016

The Eastern Art Study Room

The reserve collections of the Eastern Art department are available for viewing in the Eastern Art Study Room (The Jameel Centre).

Open: Tuesday – Friday 10am – 1pm and 2 – 4.30pm

All items in the reserve collections are available for viewings by appointment. Please contact us before your visit.

For further information see our webpage:

Contact details:

Western Art Print Room

The Print Room will be closed to visitors from 11 to 15 July inclusive. This is owing to the noise and disruption expected as a result of building works taking place in nearby areas of the Museum. These works are scheduled to continue until the middle of August and visitors to the Print Room from 16 July onward may find their visit disrupted by additional noise. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused by these essential works.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by these essential works.

The Ashmolean's extensive collections of prints and drawings are open to the public in the Western Art Print Room.

Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm (Friday by appointment only)

On Thursday 14 April 2016 the Print Room will be closed in the afternoon, from 2 until 4 pm.

For further information see our webpage:

Please note that visitors wishing to see drawings by Michelangelo and Raphael are requested to make an appointment at least twenty-four hours in advance.

Contact details to request a booking: