Visiting with children

Thomas Bodley's History Trail for children

Image of Thomas Bodley's History Trail from the Bodleian LibraryVisit the areas around the Radcliffe Camera, the Old Bodleian Library, the Sheldonian Theatre and the Weston Library. Enjoy learning about the history of the library while having some fun with the children. Your quiz sheet with ten easy questions will guide you through the quadrangles and corners of this world famous location.

Tickets: Ticket gives two adults (16 and over) and three children (age 0-15) admission to the historic Divinity School.

Children's trail sheets are £1.50 each.

Price: Family ticket is priced at £3.50. Additional adults and children £1 each. Thomas Bodley's History Trail is £1.50 each.

Duration: Approximately 40 minutes

Please ask for details from a member of our staff in the ticket office at the main entrance to the Old Bodleian Library.


Further options for visiting with families

  • Divinity School visit (No guide. Duration: self timed)
  • Audio tours (Self guided. Duration forty minutes)
  • Mini tours (for families with children aged 11 and over. Led by a guide. Duration thirty minutes)
  • Standard tours (for families with children aged 11 and over. Led by a guide. Duration sixty minutes)
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