The Museum is on Beaumont Street, opposite the Randolph Hotel

Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont St


How to reach the Ashmolean by public transport

The Ashmolean Museum is located in the centre of Oxford. It is easily accessible by public transport.

The train station is approximately 10 minutes walk from the Museum and has regular local and national services.

The bus station is approximately 5 minutes walk from the Museum.

Park and Ride. Parking in the city centre is limited and visitors arriving by car are advised to use the Park and Ride service. Fast and frequent services link 5 car parks adjacent to the Ring Road with the city centre.

Contact the Oxford Bus Company for timetables and prices. Tel: for travel information 0800-2000 Mon-Fri and 0900-1800 Sat & Sun.

Contact First Great Western for information about travelling by Train Tel:

Arriving by car

There are 9 designated disabled parking spaces within easy reach of the Museum: 3 spaces directly outside the Museum, 3 more opposite the Museum close to the Randolph Hotel, 2 spaces on St Giles and 1 space on St John's Street.

Museum entrance

The entrance is on Beaumont Street. There is a handrail up the main steps leading onto the forecourt. There are ramps with handrails on either side of the main steps.

Getting around the Museum Shop

Wheelchairs may be available for visitors' use free of charge. Please enquire at the Information Desk to the right of the main entrance.

Accessible Facilities

There is disabled access throughout the Museum, with ramps into the building, lifts to all floors and wheelchairs are available. We can arrange free touch tours and description tours for visitors with visual impairments and those who need an accompanied visit. There are also events scheduled regularly for visually impaired and hearing impaired visitors � pick up a copy of What�s On for details.

If you need assistance or if your mobility is impaired, please ask our Visitor Service Assistants for help. They are stationed throughout the Museum.

There are public toilets, including wheelchair accessible, throughout the Museum.

There is no public telephone in the Museum. The nearest public telephone is by the Martyrs' Memorial, at the junction of Beaumont Street and St Giles.