Week 16 December: Christmas opening hours, restricted access in RadCam & tearoom changes hours

roadsignWeek 16 December – temporary closure of Radcliffe Camera Toilets & Removal of Platform:

The toilets in the Radcliffe Camera will be closed from Monday 16 December to Thursday 19 December inclusive whilst the porter’s desk and platform are removed from the staircase area. Access to the Upper Camera will still be possible.

Bodleian Library & RadCam Christmas opening: 


  • Normal hours until closing time of Fri 20 Dec.except the RadCam which closes at 5pm.
  • Sat. 21 Dec 10-4pm: LRR and URR will be OPEN. Duke Humfrey’s, Radcliffe Camera and GL will be CLOSED.
  • Sunday: All CLOSED.
  • Monday 23 Dec 9am-5pm. LRR will be OPEN. URR, Duke Humfrey’s, Radcliffe Camera and GL will be CLOSED.

Bodleian Library tea room – change in hours: 

Due to low weekend demand during term time, the Bodleian Library tea room will unfortunately no longer open on Saturdays outside of the Long Vacation. We will still be open and welcoming readers as usual on weekdays. This change will take effect in the New Year, so the last day of Saturday opening will be 21 December.

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