Regular Programme

Each of the Museums and Collections has its own programme of events. Below is a summary of events that happen most weeks*. 

*Events may occasionally be changed or cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. If you have any concerns, please ring ahead.

Please note: the Pitt Rivers Museum has reduced opening hours on Mondays (12noon-4.30pm; 10am-4.30pm on Bank Holiday Mondays), and the Ashmolean and the Museum of the History of Science are both closed on Mondays. The Ashmolean is open 10am-5pm on Bank Holiday Mondays.

Saturday

Bodleian Upstairs, Downstairs at the Bodleian Library 9.15am (£13 book)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Bodleian Tours 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, & 2pm (£7)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Ashmolean Highlights Tour 11am-12noon

Pitt Rivers Object Handling 11am-1pm

Ashmolean Hands on Coins (object handling) 11.30am-1.30pm

History of Science Highlights and History Tours 12.30pm & 1.15pm

Ashmolean Family Activity Station 2-4pm 

Natural History Science Saturdays (family friendly) 2-4pm
(Oxford University term time ONLY)

Bodleian Mini Tour 3.30pm, 4pm, & 4.40pm (£5)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Sunday

Pitt Rivers Still Sunday Mornings (audio-visual presentation) 10.45am

Bodleian Explore the Reading Rooms Tour 11.15am & 1.15pm (£13 book)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Bodleian Tour 11.30am, 2pm, & 3pm (£7)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Bodleian Mini Tour 12.45pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm, 4pm, & 4.40pm (£5)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Ashmolean Family Activity Station 2-4pm

Natural History Family Friendly Sundays 2-4pm

Monday

Pitt Rivers Museum OPEN 12noon-4.30pm; 10am-4.30pm Bank Holidays and Half Term

Ashmolean CLOSED, except Bank Holidays

Museum of the History of Science CLOSED

Weekdays

Daily

Bodleian Tours 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, & 2pm (£7)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Ashmolean Lunchtime Gallery Talks 1.15-2pm 
(Tuesday - Friday ONLY)

Bodleian Mini Tours 3.30pm, 4pm, & 4.40pm (£5)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

 

Tuesday

Ashmolean Highlights Tour 11am-12noon

Pitt Rivers Highlights and History Tours 2.30pm & 3.15pm

  

Wednesday

Bodleian Upstairs, Downstairs at the Bodleian Library 9.15am (£13 book)
(ages 11+ ONLY)

Ashmolean Highlights Tour 11am-12noon

Pitt Rivers Highlights and History Tours 2.30pm & 3.15pm

 

Thursday

Ashmolean Little Ash Moles (under 5s) 10.30-11.15am
(term time ONLY)

Ashmolean Cast Gallery Tour 2-2.45pm
(ages 12+ ONLY)

History of Science Highlights and History Tours 2.30pm & 3.15pm

  

Friday

Natural History History and Architecture Tours 2.30pm & 3.15pm

Resonsive Menu