The world-famous Bodleian Libraries is a must-see cultural destination in the heart of Oxford. With its origins in the 14th century, explore our beautiful historic buildings on a guided tour or see our inspiring exhibitions featuring rare items from the libraries’ collections.

 Opening hours

Exhibitions: Monday – Saturday, 10am–4.30pm | Sunday, 11am–4pm

Tours: Monday – Saturday, 10am–5pm | Sunday, 11am–5pm

Shop and café opening hours


Entry to our exhibitions is free.

You need to book a timed ticket for our tours and entry to the Divinity School

 Staying safe

We've introduced the following measures to help you stay safe when you visit us. Read our visiting FAQs for more information.