Building Tours 2020
The building that forms the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies is a mix of the traditional Oxford college and classical Islamic architecture. It stands on a 3.25 acre site, formally belonging to Magdalen College and was established with the aim of encouraging the academic study of Islam & the Muslim world. The Centre’s new building is open for public tours on the first Monday of each month, each tour last for about 1 hour and will cover the auditorium, quadrangle, library, Oman dining hall and the Prince of Wales’ Garden. If possible the tour will include the Mosque when not in use for prayer (footwear will need to be removed before entry).
Those wishing to take a tour are to register their interest using the online form linked below so that numbers can be limited to 20 places. Please report to the Security Lodge on Marston Road by 2.00pm, tours will commence promptly at 2.00pm and last 1 hour. The Centre is fully accessible to those with mobility issues. Please note there are no refreshment facilities on site. There is no charge for the Tour.
How to find us: Address: Marston Road, Oxford OX3 0EE. Bus route No 13 from the City stops near the Centre. There is no parking on-site but special parking arrangements can be made for those with mobility issues. Click for the map.
ON LINE Booking Form (Limit of 20 places per tour)
(Registration details will only be used for the purposes of managing the tour and for internal statistical purposes).
Dates of Tours 2020: (30th March and 2nd April - Additional tours to coincide with The Oxford Literary Festival); 6th April; 4th May; 1st June; 6th July; 3rd August; 7th September; 5th October; 2nd November; 7th December