Opening Hours


The Collection is normally open from 2pm until 5pm on weekdays only


A Short Guide to the Bate Collection
The Bate Collection souvenir gallery guide is on sale in our online store at £5.99 plus postage and packaging.

Bate guide

Online Shop

We sell a variety of books, CD's and technical diagrams featuring instruments in the collection in our online store: https://www.oxforduniversitystores.co.uk/product-catalogue/music-faculty...

Joe Currie Recording Prize Winner

“..it really is a wonderful resource and I have enjoyed working in there very, very much.”

Joseph Currie – Bate Recording Prize winner 2013