To help make the most of your visit to the Pitt Rivers, please consult our access guide, which shows the accessible entrances, lifts and toilets within the Museum


Wheelchair access

Access to disabled parking is via the Pitt Rivers Museum’s South Entrance in Robinson Close, off South Parks Road.

There is a platform lift at the main entrance from the Museum of Natural History for wheelchair and pushchair users. There is also level access into the Museum via the South Entrance on Robinson Close. A disabled parking space (close to this entrance) can be booked in advance on a first come first served basis (telephone 01865 613 000).

Other facilities include a lift to all floors, a hearing loop (at reception, in the shop and in the lecture theatre) and an adapted toilet and baby change facility.

Parking for visitors without a blue badge

There is pay and display parking close to the Museum on Mansfield Road, Keble Road and Blackhall Road. View parking fees and locations.

There are five Park and Ride car parks  (on the A40 at Headington; Redbridge, Abingdon Road, near Kennington; Pear Tree Roundabout, Woodstock Road; Water Eaton, Banbury Road, Kidlington; and Seacourt at Botley). The coach park, and main car park for the city, is on Oxpens Road (click here for more information).

Download our map of the Museum and Oxford City Centre. (Opens PDF)

Autism-Friendly Openings

The Museum holds relaxed morning opening sessions allowing families with members on the Autism spectrum to explore the Museum collections in a quiet environment. See our What's On page for more details of when these sessions are taking place and how to book.