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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Address: Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, England
Phone Number: 44-1865-278000
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Description: Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, established...
Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, established in 1683, is Britain’s oldest public museum and one of the oldest museums in the world.
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Incredible museum. Impossible to see and take in everything in more than a day. Beautiful place, incredible displays. I highly recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

Incredible museum. Impossible to see and take in everything in more than a day. Beautiful place, incredible displays. I highly recommend it.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The roof terrace part of the restaurant offers lovely panoramic views over the city and coupled with superb service, a lovely relaxing spot for a break.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

When you arrive, do one of the free museum tours. They go for one hour and give you a good idea of what the museum is all about, the layout and what is on the collection. It is a sizeable museum, but nowhere near the enormity of the British Museum, so you can get a really good overview within a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

but not enough time. This very large museum is apparently Britains first. It has a large egyptian collection and also european paintings, some of the famous french ones. Nice little cafe in the basement. We didnt see it all, but very impressed by what we saw. And did I mentioned, its free

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We spent a very enjoyable day out visiting this wonderful museum. I have always wanted to visit but as we live in Cornwall it is not possible unless we visit friends &/or family, also the Ancient Egyptian section has been unavailable on a couple of separate visits. However, today Thursday 28 May we were not disappointed. We only had time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Highly recommended - you could spend all day and still not see everything. Excellent collection of ancient artefacts and art from all eras.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I found the Live Friday event very enjoyable. After being told that it was going to be about William Blake, I was concerned that it was going to be very posh and that you'd have to have studied his works. Whilst this was the case for some parts, I found other parts great! Firstly, we got our silhouette done by... More 

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Ashford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you're around in Oxford and enjoy visiting museums you'd be mad not to go in. Some fascinating bits and pieces to be viewed here. You could spend all day in there if you wanted to!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We visited here in May 2015 when they had an exhibition of Drawings, actually drawings and paintings. Reasonable entry fee to view hundreds of artworks from the traditional, to the modern. Superb but you need to give yourselves time - an hour or two - to do it justice. The day was hot, the rooms were airless, and, quite reasonably,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Amazing history items that hold a lot of weight and statues. My kids loved it they were amazed of the history. History lesson for kids is great.

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Address: Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, England
Phone Number: 44-1865-278000
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford

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