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

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.


Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

Faculty of Music, St Aldate's, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX1 1DB

01865 276139

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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

Free to all

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