Visiting the colleges | University of Oxford
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.

All Souls All Souls College

 
  • Location: High Street
  • Tel: 01865 279379
  • Open: Mon-Fri 14.00-16.00, closed in August, at Easter, and from 22 Dec to 3 Jan.
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum group size of 6
  • WebsiteAll Souls College
  • Location map
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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 £2, concessions and students from £1
  • Website: Balliol College
  • Location map

Brasenose CollegeBrasenose College

  • Location: Radcliffe Square
  • Tel: 01865 277830
  • Open: Daily 10.00-11.30 (groups only), Sat - Sun 9.30-11.00, 14.00-16.30 (17.00 in summer)
  • Charge: Individuals £2
  • Note: Groups must book in advance. Maximum group size of 40.
  • Website: Brasenose College
  • Location map
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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: July-August £9, concessions £8; April-June £8, concessions £6.50; September-March £7, concessions £5.50. Family tickets available. Free to children under 5 and Oxford residents (postcodes OX1-OX4). Free to University members and alumni plus 1 guest.
  • Note: Large parties may be split. Advance booking for groups is recommended. 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
  • Location map

Corpus Christi CollegeCorpus Christi College

  • Location: Merton Street
  • Tel: 01865 276700
  • Open: 13.30-16.30
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Groups (maximum 20) must book in advance and be accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide
  • Website: Corpus Christi College
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Exeter CollegeExeter College

  • Location: Turl Street
  • Tel: 01865 279600
  • Open: Daily 14.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum 15 people in a group
  • Website: Exeter College
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Green Templeton CollegeGreen Templeton College

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Harris Manchester College Harris Manchester College

  • Location: Mansfield Road
  • Tel: 01865 271006
  • Open: Chapel only open Mon-Fri 10.00-17.30, Sat 9.00-12.00
  • Charge: Free, donations welcome
  • Note: Large parties must book in advance
  • Website: Harris Manchester College
  • Location map

Hertford CollegeHertford College

  • Location: Catte Street
  • Tel: 01865 279400
  • Open: Daily 14.00-16.30
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum 10 people in a group. Larger groups by advance booking only
  • Website: Hertford College
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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
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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
  • Location map

Kellogg CollegeKellogg College

  • Location: 60-62 Banbury Road
  • Tel: 01865 612000
  • Open: Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Graduate college committed to flexible learning
  • Website: Kellogg College
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Lady Margaret Hall Lady Margaret Hall

Linacre CollegeLinacre College

Lincoln CollegeLincoln College

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Magdalen CollegeMagdalen College

  • Location: High Street
  • Tel: 01865 276000
  • Open: Oct-Jun 13.00-18.00 or dusk (whichever is earlier). Jul-Sep 12.00-19.00
  • Charge: Adults £5; concessions £4; family tickets (2 adults and 3 children) £14. Ticket price includes leaflet available in several languages. Free to Oxford residents, Bodleian and alumni card holders +1 guest. Jul-Sep 18.00 daily: guided tour of the college (c. 45 minutes), £6 per person
  • Note: Maximum 20 people in a group
  • Website: Magdalen College
  • Location map

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
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New CollegeNew College

  • Location: Holywell Street/New College Lane
  • Tel: 01865 279555
  • Open: Easter-Oct 11.00-17.00 (via New College Lane gates); Oct-Easter 14.00-16.00 (via Holywell Street gates)
  • Charge: Adults £4, seniors, under 16s and full time students £3. Charges apply Easter-October only. Free to Oxford residents.
  • Note: Maximum 20 people in a group. Larger groups will need to split.
  • Website: New College
  • Location map

Nuffield CollegeNuffield College

  • Location: New Road
  • Tel: 01865 278500
  • Open: Mon - Fri 9.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum six people in a group. Graduate college
  • Website: Nuffield College
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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
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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
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Queen's CollegeThe Queen's College

  • Location: High Street
  • Tel: 01865 279120
  • Open: By appointment only
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Groups only; must be accompanied by a Blue Badge Guide booked through the Visitor Information Centre
  • Website: The Queen's College
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Somerville CollegeSomerville College

  • Location: Woodstock Road
  • Tel: 01865 270600
  • Open: Daily 14.00-16.30
  • Charge: Free, donations welcome
  • Note: Large groups must book in advance
  • Website: 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

  • Location: Manor Road
  • Tel: 01865 271700
  • Open: Daily 9.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Advance booking is required for groups of ten or more
  • Website: St Catherine's College
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St Cross CollegeSt Cross College

St Edmund Hall St Edmund Hall

  • Location: Queen's Lane
  • Tel: 01865 279000
  • Open: Daily 10.00-16.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum 12 people in a group. Larger groups by appointment.
  • Website: St Edmund Hall
  • Location map

St Hilda's CollegeSt Hilda's College

St Hugh's CollegeSt Hugh's College

  • Location: St Margaret's Road
  • Tel: 01865 274965
  • Open: Please check in advance
  • Charge: Free, donations welcome
  • Note: We welcome visitors but kindly ask that you check in advance. Email hello@st-hughs.ox.ac.uk or telephone ahead.
  • WebsiteSt Hugh's College
  • Location map

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
  • Location map

St Peter's CollegeSt Peter's College

  • Location: New Inn Hall Street
  • Tel: 01865 278900
  • Open: 10.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free, donations welcome
  • Note: Booking is required for groups of five or more
  • Website: St Peter's College
  • Location map

St Stephen's HouseSt Stephen's House

  • Location: 16 Marston Street
  • Tel: 01865 613500
  • Open: 14.00-17.00 for church, cloisters and chapel
  • Charge: Free, donations welcome
  • Note: Contact the College Secretary for more information
  • WebsiteSt Stephen's House
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Trinity CollegeTrinity College

  • Location: Broad Street
  • Tel: 01865 279900
  • Open: Mon-Fri 09.00-12.15, 13.30-16.00. Sat-Sun (term time) 13.00-16.00. Sat-Sun (vacation) 09.30-16.00 or dusk (Spring and Summer only)
  • Charge: Adults £2; seniors, children £1 (includes booklet). No charge for group leaders/teachers accompanying school groups.
  • Note: Groups of more than 25 people must be accompanied by a tour guide
  • Website: Trinity College
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University CollegeUniversity College

  • Location: High Street
  • Tel: 01865 276602
  • Note: Entry for groups by prior arrangement with the Domestic Bursar. Entry for individuals and families at the discretion of the Lodge Porter.
  • Website: University College
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Wadham CollegeWadham 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
  • Location map

Wolfson CollegeWolfson College

  • Location: Linton Road
  • Tel: 01865 274100
  • Open: Daylight hours
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Groups should notify the College in advance of their visit. Graduate college. 
  • Website: Wolfson College
  • Location map

Worcester CollegeWorcester College

  • Location: Worcester Street
  • Tel: 01865 278300
  • Open: Daily 14.00-17.00
  • Charge: Free
  • Note: Maximum eight in a group
  • Website: Worcester College
  • Location map

 

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