XFORD University Press welcomes visitors to its museum, tracing the history of the University of Oxford's involvement in printing and publishing from the fifteenth century to today. All museum visits must be booked in advance.



The museum includes displays on printing equipment, such as the seventeenth century Fell types and a nineteenth century printing press, as well as OUP's various buildings in Oxford and further afield. It also includes displays on key publications such as the Oxford University Almanack, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, the Oxford English Dictionary, and access to OUP's latest online content.

Booking a tour
Enquire about booking a tour using the form. Visits generally last around 30-45 minutes. Parties are limited to a maximum of 20 people and are accompanied by a member of staff. Please see our contact page for further information.

A limited number of tours are available, so please book as far in advance as possible.

Opening Hours
Tours are available Monday to Friday, except on Bank Holidays in England. The museum is closed from mid-December to the first full week in January.

Access
The museum is situated at the Oxford University Press offices on Great Clarendon Street, and accessed via the main reception. There is a flight of stairs to reception - visitors with accessibility needs can contact us in advance to arrange alternative access. The museum is wheelchair-accessible, and we have washroom facilities available, including an accessible disabled loo.

Admission Free