Following guidance from the UK Government and Public Health England, our public spaces are now closed and tours are cancelled. The health, welfare and safety of visitors and staff is our number one priority.

Please check the Oxford University Coronavirus advice page for the latest information.

Free admission

Admission to Blackwell Hall
and the exhibition rooms in
the Weston Library is free.

Plan your visit

Open daily

Please note that some of our
spaces and facilities open at
different times.

View opening times

Our locations

Our main buildings are situated
closely together in the heart of
Oxford city centre.

View our spaces


Current exhibitions

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If you only visit one place in Oxford, make it this one. Really, the history and the glorious architecture are beyond imagining.

- Deborah -

Hire our spaces

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Wedding couple on the Wren Door, Divinity School, Oxford


No two weddings at the Bodleian are the same, and our Events team provides a friendly and personal service which meets the highest professional standards.

View our wedding spaces

Table setting with flowers in the Divinity School

Corporate and private hire

The Bodleian Libraries provide a spectacular setting for all corporate and private events, including lectures, presentations, drinks receptions and dinners.

View our private hire spaces


Plan a visit

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