Library guided tours
30 minute library tour
£9 per person
Discover the Bodleian Libraries’ medieval origins. Admire the elaborately carved gothic ceiling of the Divinity School featuring over 400 crests and other images, see the pulpits and benches where students and tutors once debated, and visit Oxford University’s oldest reading room, the stunning Duke Humfrey’s Library.
You will see the Divinity School and Duke Humfrey’s Library
60 minute library tour
£12 per person
Delve into the drama of the university and stories of student high jinks. Starting in the Divinity School and ending in the exquisite Duke Humfrey’s Library, hear how Oxford University maintained order in the 17th-century and also housed King Charles I’s parliament whilst the King was resident in Oxford during the English Civil War (1642–1651).
You will see the Divinity School, Convocation House, Chancellor’s Court, and Duke Humfrey’s Library.