Physical Exhibitions

Current Exhibitions

Marginalised histories: experiences of people of colour within Magdalen’s past

On display in the Old Library

Poetry at Magdalen

On display in the Longwall Library

Visiting Information

Old Library

Wednesday afternoons, 2-4:30pm

(Closed 31st August 2022)

Longwall Library

24/7 for members of Magdalen College

If you are interested in seeing our current exhibition in the Longwall Library, but are not a member of Magdalen, please get in touch with the library team ( to arrange a visit during our staffed hours (Monday – Friday, 09:00-12:45, 13:45-17:00)

Please note that the exhibition is free, but that Magdalen College charges an entrance fee to some visitors. The fee is as follows:

Adults £8; Over 65s, children, students £7; Family ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 7 or over) £25.

The following are admitted free of charge:

  • Children under 7 years of age
  • Potential applicants and their families
  • Pathway to Success participants and a small number of guests
  • Those who live locally, or who hold an Oxford University card, an OUP card, or alumnus card can come in with up to one guest

Payment will be by card only, no cash. More information on visiting the college, including travel information and accessibility, can be found here.

The Old Library is accessed via a steep flight of stairs. There is disabled access via a lift, but please contact us in advance ( so that we can arrange this for you. Many thanks.