Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum is a spectacular setting, at the heart of Britain’s cultural heritage, for entertaining and celebrating. Since 1683 it has been a place for people to come together to share stories, ideas and experiences. The galleries are available to hire for events, dinners, conferences, weddings, celebrations and parties. Also available for filming and photography.

Ashmolean Museum
Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH

8 meeting spaces with capacity for up to 900 guests for Dining, Receptions, Buffet, Theatre, Cabaret, and Boardroom functions.

Bedrooms 0

Ensuite 0

Standard 0

Breakfast

Lunch yes

Dinner yes

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events@ashmolean.org


01865 610 406
https://www.ashmolean.org/venue-hire
  • Atrium, Ashmolean Museum

    Atrium

    Dining 30

    Receptions 900

    A large, open plan and contemporary space that features a soaring staircase, display cabinets and adjoining galleries ideal for receptions.

    Facilities

    Lectern, trestle tables and chairs, WiFi. Provided at an additional charge: PA system, screen and projector.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Greek & Roman Sculpture Gallery, Ashmolean Museum

    Greek and Roman Sculpture Gallery

    Dining 152

    Buffet 120

    Theatre 160

    Cabaret 120

    Receptions 200

    An impressive space with high ceilings and beautiful alcoves. It houses a fine collection of classical sculpture and inscriptions, which creates a striking backdrop for dinners, drinks receptions and seated presentations, concerts or lectures.

    Facilities

    Lectern, trestle tables and chairs, WiFi. Provided at an additional charge: PA system, screen and projector.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Cast Gallery, Ashmolean Museum

    Cast Gallery

    Theatre 30

    Receptions 50

    A natural-light filled space which houses one of the largest collections of classical Greek and Roman casts in Britain can accommodate drinks receptions, intimate concerts and presentations.

    Facilities

    Lectern, trestle tables and chairs, WiFi. Provided at an additional charge: PA system, screen and projector.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • European Art Gallery, Ashmolean Museum

    European Art Gallery

    Theatre 100

    Cabaret 40

    Receptions 100

    Evoking the richness of an English country house, this space displays sculptures, fine furniture and Old Master paintings. A sweeping staircase provides a separate entrance for keynote speakers or wedding couples.

    Facilities

    Lectern, trestle tables and chairs, WiFi. Provided at an additional charge: PA system, screen and projector.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Rooftop Restaurant, Ashmolean Museum

    Rooftop Restaurant & Terrace

    Dining 74

    Buffet 80

    Theatre 60

    Cabaret 74

    Receptions 100

    A contemporary, open plan space and large rooftop terrace, with views over the Oxford skyline ideal for outdoor receptions, business breakfasts and dinners.

    Facilities

    Separate entrance, multiple bars, lectern, trestle tables and chairs, WiFi. Provided at an additional charge: PA system, screen and projector.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Director's Boardroom

    Director's Boardroom & Terrace

    Dining 18

    Buffet 18

    Theatre 20

    Boardroom 18

    Receptions 25

    A versatile, sunlit space together with its own private terrace is ideal for daytime meetings as well as lunches and dinners.

    Facilities

    Trestle tables and chairs, WiFi, fully integrated 42” plasma screen and laptop.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Ashmolean Museum

    Special Exhibition and Guided Tours

    Whether you are holding an event at the Ashmolean or would like to offer a memorable experience for your delegates whilst visiting Oxford, private exhibition viewings are a unique addition to your event. Tour / Exhibitions: Up to 250 (capacity for exhibitions)

    Facilities

    Expert guides provided at an additional cost.

    Accessibility

    Full disabled access.

    Available

    Term & Vacation

  • Ashmolean Museum

    Filming & Photography

    The Ashmolean, set amongst Oxford’s dreaming spires, is the perfect location for filming and photography. Whether you are producing adverts, feature films, fashion shoots, television dramas, and documentaries or would like to interview or consult an expert curator, our experienced filming team can help.

    Facilities

    Green room available, access to mains power, on street parking (Council permit), flexible capacity

    Accessibility

    Fully accessible, with loading lift.

    Available

    Term & Vacation