Audio guide

The quadrangle at the Bodleian Old Library with the statue of the Earl of Pembroke in the foreground

Audio guide

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  Daily

 45–60 minutes

 Great Gate

 Available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish

 £5.00

 Suitable for everyone

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For upcoming closures in May, please check our Plan your visit page.

Admire the Bodleian Library’s famous architecture and history at your leisure with an interactive audio guide. Learn how the site developed over six centuries, from a single purpose-built building for discussions on theology in the 15th century through to the 21st-century Weston Library.

You will see the interior of the Divinity School, the Old School’s Quadrangle, Clarendon Quadrangle, Radcliffe Square and the Weston Library.

The guide does not include entry to the Bodleian Library.

If you want to see inside the library, you'll need to book a library guided tour.

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 +44 (0)1865 287400
 tours@bodleian.ox.ac.uk

Our office hours are Monday–Friday, 9am–4pm

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