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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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Iconic, and with a roof top restaurant with views

Brilliant layout; brilliant content; brilliant information; brilliant location. All in all brilliant!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

Brilliant layout; brilliant content; brilliant information; brilliant location. All in all brilliant!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Whatever your interest this amazing museum has everything covering huge periods of history. The displays are very well laid out and many an interesting hour can be spent here - and was!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

A museum for all, had a wonderful afternoon here wandering around. Such a range of collections, something for all. Free flowing layout with lots of space and areas to sit and admire - all the things I love in a museum!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Ashmolean just goes from strength to strength. It's a wonderful place to visit. I'm fortunate in working in the centre of Oxford so it's easy for me to pop in for short visits at lunch time or when I have a spare 30 minutes. There's always something worth looking at, whether it is a favourite painting or the archaeology... More 

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cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

one could spend days browsing..my advice would be to spend a few hours there daily as there is so much to see and its all for free

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

There is so much to see at the Ashmolean Museum, that you have to use your time wisely. I decided to look at the Pre-Raphaelite collection. Well worth the trip. It was easy to find my way around the collection.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Spent nearly three hours wandering through the building. Loved the Egyptian, Chinese, and Eastern exhibits in particular. But then I was fascinated by it all, especially the works by Barbara Hepworth. Only thing I didn't like was the price of the coffee but can't complain as entry was free, donations if you enjoyed it. I did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Ashmolean Museum is a wonderful museum, open for the public like a friend's arms. It contains jewels in each collection, it organizes very well presented exhibitions, the staff is very professional and ready to help, the shop of the museum contains beautiful and not very expensive items while the cafe at the basement is ideal for a coffee or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Ashmolean is one of my favorite places in Oxford. They have such a fantastic selection of things to stare at (and pretend you know anything about the subject). The building itself is absolutely stunning, a really interesting space in its own right. I think my favourite aspect would be: you could be idling walking through enjoy the experience and... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Oxford’s Ashmoleum museum Has many fine paintings, go see ‘em! Plus some remarkable archaeology And great objects that fascinate me. It’s the oldest museum in Britain But the building’s recent. I’ve written Reviews about museums elsewhere But this is my favourite. I care About its values, presenting displays That I could wander around for days And I do, as it’s... More 

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