Opening hours for visitors

We are open Monday to Sunday all year round, except at Christmas, New Year and Easter, when we close on certain days. Please check our opening dates at these times.

Old Bodleian Library


Mon-Fri

Sat

Sun

Tours, Divinity School, Proscholium 9:00-17:00 9:00-16:30 11:00-17:00
Bodleian Libraries' Shop (Old Schools Quad) 10:00-17:30 10:00-17:00 11:00-17:00

Weston Library


Mon-Fri

Sat

Sun

Blackwell Hall  8:30-17:00 9:00-17:00 11:00-17:00
Exhibition galleries 10:00-17:00 10:00-17:00 11:00-17:00
Bodleian Café
last orders 30 minutes before closing
8:30-17:00 9:00-17:00 11:00-17:00
The Zvi Meitar Bodleian Libraries Shop 10:00-17:30 10:00-17:00 11:00-17:00

 

Ceremonial and other events

Sometimes the usual visitor opening hours and guided tours are affected, due to ceremonial and other events. For example, the University has a number of degree days each year. The Divinity School is closed on these days, and we offer 30-minute tours to Duke Humfrey's Library only. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Further information on Degree Ceremonies can be found on the University of Oxford website.

Closures   

Saturday 24 February

Due to a private event taking place in the Divinity School, our 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will close at 15:30.  

Friday 2 March

Due to a University Event taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00 and 15:30. 

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.

Saturday 3 March

Due to a University Ceremony taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.    

Thursday 8 March

Due to a University Ceremony taking place in the Divinity School, our 11:30 and 13:00 Standard Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00 and 13:30.

 The Divinity School will be closed between 11:00 and 13:30.     

Saturday 10 March

Due to a University Ceremony taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.    

Wednesday 14 March

Due to a University Ceremony taking place in the Divinity School, our 11:30 and 13:00 Standard Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00 and 13:30.

 The Divinity School will be closed between 11:45 and 13:30.    

Saturday 17 March

Due to a Wedding Ceremony taking place in Convocation House and Chancellor's Court, our 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours will not be taking place. We will be running Mini Tours at 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00 and 14:30. 

 Monday 19 March

Due to the Oxford Literary Festival taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.    

Tuesday 20 March

Due to the Oxford Literary Festival taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.     

Wednesday 21 March

Due to the Oxford Literary Festival taking place in the Divinity School, our 9:15 Extended Tour, 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.      

Thursday 22 March

Due to the Oxford Literary Festival taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.      

Friday 23 March

Due to the Oxford Literary Festival taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30, 13:00 and 14:00 Standard Tours, and 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will be closed all day.      

 Monday 26 March

Due to a Private Event taking place in the Divinity School, our 10:30, 11:30 and 13:00 Standard Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00 and 13:30.

 The Divinity School will be closed from 10:45 till 14:00.    

Saturday 31 March

Due to a private event taking place in the Divinity School, our 16:00 and 16:40 Mini Tours will not be taking place. We will be running guided tours to the Duke Humfrey's Library at 16:00 and 16:40.

 The Divinity School will close at 15:30.  

 Sunday 1 April

The Bodleian Libraries (Old Library and Weston Library) will be closed all day for Easter Sunday. No visit options will be available.

  

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