Bodleian Treasures: 21 pairs and a tropical forest

18 March 2017 11 February 2018


Treasury, Weston Library (Map)


An exhibition displaying a selection of the Bodleian Libraries' most magnificent items. It features rare and renowned items including Handel's Messiah, Shakespeare's First Folio, William Blake's Marriage of Heaven and Hell and the venerated Shikshapatri.

The exhibition presents some of the best of the 12 million items in the Bodleian's collections and uniquely displays these treasures in 21 pairs. Familiar icons of the Libraries' extraordinary holdings are shown alongside the less familiar, opening new avenues into the wealth of the Bodleian's famous collections.

Opening times:
Monday to Friday 10am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

View our Bodleian Treasures online exhibition or our collection of Bodleian Treasures inspired items in our online shop.


Admission free

This event is listed under: Exhibitions; Free events
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