A young girl and her mother look at Egyptian reliefs in a museum gallery

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology houses the University’s extensive collections of art and antiquities. Established in 1683, it is Britain’s oldest public museum and one of the oldest museums in the world.

The Ashmolean acts as a place of learning and discovery for visitors of all ages and backgrounds, offering opportunities to explore the Museum through meaningful engagement.

The Ashmolean is committed to being as accessible and inclusive as possible and to being a catalyst for good health and wellbeing as a facilitator of cultural participation.