Hire the Museum

Founded in 1884, the Pitt Rivers Museum holds some of the world's finest collections of anthropology and archaeology from across the globe and throughout human history. Housed in its original Grade 1-listed Victorian building with its elaborate galleries, the collection is displayed in densely filled cases, creating a unique and magical atmosphere that retains its historical integrity. 

We offer five different meeting spaces, with capacity for up to 180 guests for receptions, private dining, lecture, classroom and boardroom functions. Room hire from £35, Museum hire from £500.

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Get in touch

If you'd like to talk about event hire, please contact our commercial manager on 01865 270 938, or email yvonne.cawkwell@prm.ox.ac.uk

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Online form

Use this online form to make an enquiry about hiring the Museum. 

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Filming in the Museum

Use this online form to make an enquiry about filming in the Museum. 

Guided tours

Enjoy your own exclusive after-hours guided tour of the Museum or encourage networking at your reception with a short tour of the Museum's highlights delivered by our expert guides. Minimum charges apply for groups less than 20.

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