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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 45–60 minutes

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

 £5 per person

 Suitable for everyone

About the audio guide

Admire the Bodleian Library’s famous architecture and history at your leisure with an interactive audio guide.

Learn how this historic site has developed over 600 years, from a single purpose-built building for discussions on medieval theology through to the 21st-century Weston Library.

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

How to buy

Audio guides are available to buy from the ticket desk in the Weston Library.

Further information

  • The audio 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.
  • This audio guide is available in English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish.
  • For upcoming closures, please check our Plan your visit page.

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Contact the Tours team

 +44 (0)1865 287400

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

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