Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

Oxfordshire, OX1 1DB

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The collection includes instruments of the Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Modern periods.

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There are early keyboards, a bow-maker's workshop, portraits of composers and a specialist library. Many of the instruments are available for visitors to play, either during events or by appointment. 

10% off shop purchases

Valid to 31 December 2017

With your National Art Pass you can receive 10% off CDs, illustrations, books and more when visiting the shop.

Venue information

Opening times

Mon – Fri, 2pm – 5pm
Sat mornings during Oxford University term time, 10am – 12noon

Closed 17 Apr – 21 Apr and 24 Dec – 2 Jan

"Art Fund" is the operating name of the National Art Collections Fund, a charity registered in England and Wales (209174) and Scotland (SC038331)