Tickets

All tickets will be released each Friday at approximately 09.00 for the following week. 

College Guided Tours (subject to availability)

If you are short on time, join us for a 30 minute highlights tour of the college from just £10 per person. To explore the College in more detail book a 60 minute tour. Tickets from £20 per person. Tours are in English and will be led by one of our friendly and knowledgeable Custodians. Suitable for age 11yrs+. Spaces are limited and tours are not held on a daily basis. We therefore recommend booking in advance to guarantee your place. Tickets will be released on a weekly basis. Additional tours may be made available on the day.

 

Daily Multimedia Guide Tours 

Visit Christ Church at your own pace on a self-guided multimedia guide tour.  

Book tickets online ahead of your visit to guarantee entry and receive a discounted price. Online ticket holders with accounts can reschedule their tickets online for free up to 2 hours before their visit. Available in 12 languages. Find out more here.

Button to book tickets online

 

 

Ticket Online  On the Door
Adult (18+) £16 £18
Concession* £15 £17
Family £50 £56
Child (under 5) Free Free

 See the end of this page for further details and a full list of ticket types. 

* Under 18s must be accompanied by a paying adult.

You can book a maximum of 11 tickets online per timeslot. Please visit our Groups page to make a booking request for 12 people or more and for full information about bringing a group to Christ Church.

 

Known Closures

Visit Date Ticket Release Date Known Closures (see booking system for timeslots affected)

Thursday 26 - Sunday 29 January 2023

Available

Thursday 26 and Friday 27 January - Hall closed from 12.00 - 14.00

Saturday 28 January - Hall viewable from the door between 10.00 - 10.30. Hall closed between 10.30 - 14.00. Last entry to Cathedral 16.15 

Sunday 29 January - Christ Church is open from 13.30 - 17.00. Hall opens at 14.00

Monday 30 January - Sunday 5 February 2023 Available

Monday 30 January - Hall closed from 12.00 - 14.00

Tuesday 31 January and Wednesday 1 February - Hall closed from 11.30 - 14.00

Thursday 2 February - Hall closed from 12.00 - 14.00. Cathedral Closed from 13.30 - 17.00

Friday 3 February - Hall closed from 12.00 - 14.00. Hall viewable from the door from 14.00 - 17.00

Saturday 4 February - Hall viewable from the door between 10.00 - 10.30. Hall closed between 10.30 - 14.00. Last entry to Cathedral 16.15 

Sunday 5 February - Christ Church is open from 13.30 - 17.00. Hall opens at 14.00

Please note that we normally close to visitors at 17.15 (Hall and Cathedral at 17:00) so if you are purchasing a ticket for 15.45 you will have a maximum of 1 hour 30 mins to spend on site.

 

What's included in the Multimedia Guide Tour?

Your ticket includes access to the main Christ Church site, with the opportunity to see parts of one of the largest colleges of the University of Oxford, and the Cathedral of Oxford. Every ticket also comes with a multimedia guide. The Picture Gallery is not included in your multimedia guide ticket but a separate ticket can be booked online for a small addition charge. Please note the Picture Gallery is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Please note that Christ Church is a working institution, and some areas may be closed at the time of your visit. Known closures of the Hall or Cathedral will be clearly indicated against the relevant timeslots on the booking system. Please select your timeslot carefully. We normally close at 17.15 (Hall and Cathedral at 17:00).

 

Special Offers:

Combination Ticket - Multimedia Guide Tour and Entry to Christ Church Picture Gallery

Book a multimedia guide tour and receive a 50% discount on a full price Picture Gallery ticket (offer automatically applied when tickets added to basket).

Tickets - concertina

Adult Ticket

18 - 59 years

Concession Ticket

Senior 60+

Student 18+ with valid student ID

Child 5 - 17 years (must be accompanied by an adult 18+)

Family Ticket

1 adult and 3 children

or

2 adults and 2 children

Children under 5 years

There is no charge for children under 5 years but a ticket must be booked online to ensure we do not exceed our capacity.

Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+).

Carer Ticket

The necessary companion, or carer, of a disabled visitor may book a free carer ticket online. The normal admission fee applies to the disabled visitor.

Groups

Our priority remains protecting the health and safety of our visitors and all members of the Christ Church community. We continue to have a number of safety measures in place for visiting Christ Church and are pleased to be able to welcome back a small number of groups on a trial basis. If you would like to book more than 11 tickets for a visit please read our 'Groups' section on the website for full details and information on how to submit a booking request.

Prospective Students

If you are a prospective student you may want to explore the pages within the Undergraduate Admissions section of this site.

To see how our undergraduates find life at Christ Church, from accommodation, to food, equal opportunities, or financial support, read our student-written Christ Church alternative prospectus.

You can also find information in the University of Oxford’s general undergraduate admissions prospectus,.

At this time, prospective students are kindly asked to contact the Access & Schools Liaison Officer for information regarding visiting Christ Church.

Christ Church Alumni

At this time, Christ Church alumni are kindly asked to contact the Development Office for details on how to arrange their visit back to the House.

University of Oxford Alumni Card Holders

Free entry for Oxford University Alumni card holders and two guests per day during visitor opening hours. Please show your Oxford University Alumni card to the Custodian at the gate during visitor opening times in order to visit. You are not required to book a ticket for yourself or your two guests. A multimedia guide ticket will need to be purchased for any additional guests. 

University of Oxford Card Holders

Free entry for Oxford University card holders (navy blue strip) and two guests per day during visitor opening hours. Please show your Oxford University card to the Custodian at the gate during visitor opening times in order to visit. You are not required to book a ticket for yourself or your two guests. A multimedia guide ticket will need to be purchased for any additional guests.

Oxford Residents (OX1-4)

We will shortly be launching a card for local residents and are in the process of finalising the details and application process. Updates will be published here. In the meantime, please contact us on tourism@chch.ox.ac.uk if you would like to arrange a visit. Please note that free entry is for permanent residents of OX1-4 only, and all visits must be arranged at least 24 hours in advance. If you would like to be notified when we release our card, please contact us via email. 

When visiting, residents will be required to bring a digital or physical copy of their council tax bill as proof of residence, as well as a form of photo ID (either a passport or driving licence).
 

Parishioner Pass

Member of the Church of England who live in the Diocese of Oxford (Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes) are welcome to come to their Cathedral to pray whenever they wish. Parishoners may apply for a free Parishioner Pass which allows them entry through Tom Gate.

The Parishioner Pass lets you enter the Cathedral to pray and look around the building. If you would like to visit the College or the Great Hall you will need to buy a ticket. Adults need a pass each. Under 18s will be admitted if they are accompanying a passholder.

To apply for the pass please visit  Parishioner Pass.

Of course, everyone is welcome to come to the Cathedral for worship and details of our Cathedral Services can be found by clicking here.

Blue and Green Badge Guides

At this stage we have had to suspend free entry for Blue and Green Badge guides while we carefully manage the number of people on site. Please note that guiding is also not permitted at present.