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Duke Humfrey's Library

Duke Humfrey's Library

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The Bodleian Library is regularly hired as a film/TV location.The Divinity School, Oxford University's oldest teaching and examination room, was used as Hogwarts Infirmary in Harry Potter films. Admission daily, no age restriction.

Duke Humfrey's library, the oldest reading room in the Bodleian Library, was featured as Hogwarts Library in Harry Potter films.
The reading rooms can only be seen as part of a guided tour, for ages 11 and over.

Film name: Harry Potter - The Philosopher’s Stone

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Disabled access via ramps, on ground floor only.

Opening details

We are open to visitors all year round, except for certain days between Christmas and New Year and at Easter. Please see our opening times on the web site.
Duke Humfrey's Library can only be seen as part of a guided tour, ages 11+.
There is no age restriction for admisssion to the Divinity School.


Bodleian Library, Venue Services

01865 287400


Broad Street,

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Film/TV Location




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Map reference: SP 515064  Lat: 51.75393 Long: -1.25531

Road Nearest major road is A34. Alternatively A40.

Public Transport Nearest station is Oxford. West from station via Parkend Street, George Street, Broad Street and Cattle Street.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Oxford station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Disabled access via ramps, on ground floor only.