Group tours

A group visit requires prior reservation and bigger groups normally need to be divided.

Guided tours

Option 1: tour only
Option 2: tour and souvenir guide-book
Option 3: tour, souvenir guide-book and pastries or cream tea

(Prices below are per group)

Image of Duke Humfrey's Library, Bodleian Library

Mini Tour

Option 1: £70 | Option 2: £120  | Option 3: £170  
What you'll see: Divinity School and Duke Humfrey's Library
Length: 30 minutes
Times: Monday-Saturday: 16:00 & 16:40

Image of Convocation House, Bodleian Library

Standard tour

Option 1: £100 | Option 2: £150 | Option 3: £200
What you'll see: Divinity School, Convocation House, Chancellor's Court and Duke Humfrey's Library
Length: 60 minutes
Times: Monday-Saturday: 10:30, 11:30, 13:00, 14:00

Image of Duke Humfrey's Library, Bodleian Library

Extended tour

Option 1: £180 | Option 2: £225 | Option 3: £280
What you'll see: Divinity School, Convocation House, Chancellor's Court, Duke Humfrey's Library, Radcliffe Camera's upper reading room and Gladstone Link
Length: 90 minutes
Times: Tuesday: 11:30 or Thursday: 14:00

Please note:

  • Guided tours are conducted in English
  • All tours include a number of stairs and some walking - no lift is available
  • All group bookings must be made a minimum of 14 days in advance
  • Up to 13 people per group - on Monday - Saturday two groups can run simultaneously
  • The routes of tours may change subject to availability 
  • Only Children over the age of 11 years are permitted on guided tours
  • Any group leaders must be included in the group numbers

To make a reservation for your guided tour please contact the Tours Coordinator:
Tel:+44 (0)1865 287400 
Email: tours@bodleian.ox.ac.uk 

Self-guided visits

Option 4: visit only
Option 5: visit and souvenir guide-book

(Prices below are per person) 

Image of Old Schools Quad, Bodleian Library

Audio tour

Option 4: £2.50 | Option 5: £6.50
What you'll see: Historic quadrangles and the Divinity School (entry included in price)
Length: 40 minutes 
Availability: 35 people (larger groups should be divided)
Languages: English, French, German
(Spanish & Mandarin coming soon)
Times: Monday-Saturday: 9:00-16:00
Please note: This option does not include library rooms - these are only included in options 1, 2 and 3

Image of Divinity School, Bodleian Library

Divinity School visit

Option 4: £1 | Option 5: £5
What you'll see: 15th-century Divinity School
Length: 10 minutes
Availability: 60 people
Times: Monday-Saturday: 9:00-17:00
Please note: This option does not include library rooms - these are only included in options 1, 2 and 3

Image of Divinity School, Bodleian Library

Divinity School visit + talk

Option 4: £2 | Option 5: £6.50
What you'll see: 10 minute talk in the Divinity School
Length: 10 minutes
Availability: 60 people
Times: Monday-Saturday: 9:00-17:00
Please note: This option does not include library rooms - these are only included in options 1, 2 and 3

Please note: 

  • All group bookings must be made a minimum of 14 days in advance
  • Self-guided visits available for children of all ages
  • No concessions
  • Any group leaders must be included in the group numbers

To make a reservation for your guided tour please contact the Tours Coordinator:
Tel: +44 (0)1865 287400 
Email: tours@bodleian.ox.ac.uk 

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