Visiting information for Oxford University card holders, Oxford University alumni, OUP card holders, Oxford Residents (OX1–4) and Parishioner Pass holders.
As a working academic and religious institution, full or partial closures take place when areas are in use for private events or services. Check our known closures page to help you plan your visit.
Christ Church is unique among the Oxford and Cambridge colleges in having a large and outstanding collection of Old Master paintings and drawings.
Photography and filming: Photography is permitted, without tripods, provided this is for personal, non-commercial use. All requests for commercial photography and filming should be submitted to the Treasury (email: firstname.lastname@example.org; tel: 01865 276179) seven working days in advance.
Wedding photography is not permitted without written permission from the Treasury. Visitors dressed in wedding attire will not be allowed access to Christ Church. Professional portrait and engagement photography is also not permitted at Christ Church. Christ Church reserves the right to ask visitors taking part in wedding, engagement, portrait or commercial photography to leave the premises.
Christ Church is located on St Aldates, an easy walk of no more than a few minutes from Oxford city centre.
You can find useful directions and guidance on traveling to Christ Church on our 'Find Us' page.
Guiding is suspended on site.