The Bodleian Library | Day Out With The Kids

The Bodleian Library

Oxford, Oxfordshire, England

  • Outside view of The Bodleian Library in Oxford
  • Outside view of The Bodleian Library in Oxford

Attraction Information

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Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

The Bodleian Libraries Visit the world famous Bodleian Libraries.
The Bodleian Libraries can offer Guided Tours for families with children over 11 years.
Our Family Ticket is just £3.50 and gives 2 adults and up to 3 children access to our world famous Divinity School (where Harry Potter was filmed!)
Children can try the Thomas Bodley's History Trail, where they explore the buildings using a sheet of simple but fun questions.


  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


Broad Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 3BG, England


Click here to visit The Bodleian Library's website
01865 287400

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tours, Divinity School, Proscholium Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 9:00am - 4:30pm Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm Bodleian Libraries' Shop (Old Schools Quad)* Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:30pm Saturday: 10:00am - 5.00pm Sunday: 11:00am


History Trail for children - £1.50 each (Divinity School admission required). A Family ticket is available admitting 2 adults and 3 children (11 years and under) to the Divinity School - £3.50 each. Additional adults and children - £1.00 each. Please n

More Information


We regret we have no toilets for public use at the Old Bodleian Library. The nearest public conveniences are in the Weston Library on Broad Street.

Eating information

The Bodleian Cafe is located in the Weston Library (on Broad Street). The Bodleian Cafe is open: Monday - Friday: 8.30am-5pm Saturday: 9am-5pm Sunday: 11am-5pm