Bate Collection of Musical Instruments


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Faculty of Music St Aldate's
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 1DB
England

  • Phone: 01865 276139

The Bate Collection first opened in 1970. It is located in The University of Oxford's Faculty of Music.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri 1400-1700 University Full Term Time: Sat 1000-1200

Charges:

Free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Library with public access
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

Our library and archive is open to the public by appointment only. Appointments must be made well in advance of the visit.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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