Radcliffe Camera

Tunnel closure

The tunnel linking the Bodleian Old Library and Gladstone Link will be closed Monday 4 December – Friday 15 December (inclusive) for essential maintenance works. Material held in the Gladstone Link may be accessed via the Radcliffe Camera.


Opening hours

Upper Camera & Lower Camera

Monday – Friday: 9am – 9pm
Saturday: 10am – 6pm
Sunday: 11am – 7pm

Gladstone Link

The Gladstone Link closes 30 minutes before library closing. Last entry 45 minutes before library closing.

Christmas opening hours

Friday 22 December: 9am–5pm

The Radcliffe Camera and Gladstone Link will be closed from Saturday 23 December – Monday 1 January (inclusive).

General enquiries

+44 (0)1865 277204

History Faculty Library

+44 (0)1865 277262

About the library

The Radcliffe Camera is an iconic Oxford landmark and a working library, part of the central Bodleian Library complex. It is linked to the Bodleian Old Library by the underground Gladstone Link.  

The Radcliffe Camera is home to the History Faculty Library (HFL).

Public tours

The only way for members of the public to go inside the Radcliffe Camera is via a guided tour.

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