A view of Trinity College from Parks Road through the iron entrance gates
A view of Trinity College from Parks Road through the iron entrance gates
Credit: Greg Smolonski. This image comes from Oxford University Images

Visiting the colleges

Here you will find information on opening times and admission charges, where these apply, for the colleges and permanent private halls of Oxford University, and links to their individual websites.

If you are interested in studying at Oxford University, please see our information for prospective students including information on colleges for prospective undergraduates.

In light of current government advice on coronavirus, many venues are not currently open to the public. Until further notice, opening times still listed here will almost certainly not be valid.

All Souls All Souls College


Balliol College Balliol College

  • Location: Broad Street
  • Tel: 01865 277777
  • Open: Usually open 10.00-17.00 or dusk (whichever is earlier)
  • Charge: Adults from £3, concessions and students from £1
  • Note: Maximum 15 people in a group
  • Website: Balliol College
  • Balliol College location map

Brasenose CollegeBrasenose College

  • Location: Radcliffe Square
  • Tel: 01865 277830
  • Open: Mon - Fri 10.00-11.30, Sat - Sun 9.00-10.30 (term time), 10.00-11.30 (vacations), 14.00-16.30 (17.00 in summer)
  • Charge: £2 per person
  • Note: Groups must book in advance. Maximum group size of 40.
  • Website: Brasenose College
  • Brasenose College location map

Christ Church

Christ Church

  • Location: St Aldate's
  • Tel: 01865 276492
  • Open: Mon-Sat 10.00-16.15, Sun 14.00-16.15. Please note that as a working academic and religious institution some areas, including the Hall and the Cathedral, may close, occasionally without notice. Please visit the Christ Church website for details of our opening hours and any known closures. Visit the cathedral website for a schedule of daily services.
  • Charge: January - June £8, concessions £7; July - December £10, concessions £9. Free to children under 5 and Oxford residents (postcodes OX1-OX4). Free to University members and alumni plus 1 guest.
  • Note: Group rates available for parties of 15 or more. Large parties may be split. Advance booking for groups is recommended at all times of year. Guided tours are available if booked in advance. The visitor entrance to Christ Church (Meadow Gate) is accessed from St Aldate's through the Memorial Garden and Christ Church Meadow.
  • Website: Christ Church
  • Christ Church location map

Corpus Christi CollegeCorpus Christi College


Exeter CollegeExeter College


Green Templeton CollegeGreen Templeton College


Harris Manchester College Harris Manchester College

Hertford CollegeHertford College


Jesus CollegeJesus College

  • Location: Turl Street
  • Tel: 01865 279700
  • Open: 14.00-16.30 daily
  • Charge: Adults £2, seniors and children over 5 £1
  • Note: Maximum 20 people in a group; groups must book in advance
  • Website: Jesus College
  • Jesus College location map

Keble CollegeKeble College

  • Location: Parks Road
  • Tel: 01865 272727
  • Open: Daily 14.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Guided tours and groups of 8 or more must pre book through the Porters Lodge
  • Website: Keble College
  • Keble College location map

Kellogg CollegeKellogg College


Lady Margaret Hall Lady Margaret Hall

Linacre CollegeLinacre College

Lincoln CollegeLincoln College


Magdalen CollegeMagdalen College

Mansfield CollegeMansfield College

Merton CollegeMerton College

  • Location: Merton Street
  • Tel: 01865 276310
  • Open: Mon-Fri 14.00-17.00 (or dusk if earlier), Sat-Sun 10.00-17.00 (or dusk if earlier)
  • Charge: Adults £3. Free to children. Free to University members and alumni (and up to three guests). Guided tours of college and medieval library £5 per person (summer only).
  • Note: Groups of more than 10 must book in advance
  • Website: Merton College
  • Merton College location map

New CollegeNew College

  • Location: Holywell Street/New College Lane
  • Tel: 01865 279555
  • Open: Easter-Oct 10.30-17.00 (via New College Lane gates); Oct-Easter 14.00-16.00 (via Holywell Street gates)
  • Charge: Adults £5, seniors, under 16s and full time students £4. Free to Oxford residents.
  • Note: Maximum 20 people in a group. Larger groups will need to split.
  • Website: New College
  • New College location map

Nuffield CollegeNuffield College


Oriel CollegeOriel College

  • Location: Oriel Square
  • Tel: 01865 276555
  • Open: 14.00-17.00 or dusk (whichever is earlier). Closed in Trinity Term (summer term)
  • Charge: Adults £2; concessions £2. Guidebook available for £1.
  • Note: Maximum 12 people in a group
  • Website: Oriel College
  • Oriel College location map

Pembroke CollegePembroke College

  • Location: Pembroke Square, St Aldate's
  • Tel: 01865 276444
  • Note: Pembroke College is only open to prospective students, alumni, members of the University or those with a connection to the college.
  • Website: Pembroke College
  • Pembroke College location map

Queen's CollegeThe Queen's College


Reuben CollegeReuben College


Somerville CollegeSomerville College

  • Location: Woodstock Road
  • Tel: 01865 270600
  • Open: 09.00 – 12.00, 14.00 – 16.00. No admission outside term-time except for university members and Alumni card holders.
  • Charge: Free, donations welcome
  • Note: Large groups must book in advance
  • Website: Somerville College
  • Somerville College location map

st anne's collegeSt Anne's College

St Antony's CollegeSt Antony's College

St Catherine's CollegeSt Catherine's College

St Cross CollegeSt Cross College

St Edmund Hall St Edmund Hall

St Hilda's CollegeSt Hilda's College

St Hugh's CollegeSt Hugh's College

St John's CollegeSt John's College

  • Location: St Giles'
  • Tel: 01865 277300
  • Open: 13.00-17.00 or dusk, whichever is earliest
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum 14 people in a group, accompanied by a guide. Larger groups will be split into smaller ones.
  • Website: St John's College
  • St John's College location map

St Peter's CollegeSt Peter's College

St Stephen's HouseSt Stephen's House


Trinity CollegeTrinity College

  • Location: Broad Street
  • Tel: 01865 279900
  • Open: 09.30- 18.00 during summer and 09.30-dusk during winter
  • Charge: Adults £3; seniors, children £2.
  • Note: No charge for group leaders or teachers accompanying school groups. Advance booking recommended to avoid disappointment.
  • Website: Trinity College
  • Trinity College location map

University CollegeUniversity College


Wadham College

  • Location: Parks Road
  • Tel: 01865 277900
  • Open: Term time: 13.00-16.15. Vacation 10.30-11.45-13.00-16.15
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Groups must book in advance and be accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide
  • Website: Wadham College
  • Wadham College location map

Wolfson College

Worcester College

Wycliffe Hall

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