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Ranked #1 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Pitt Rivers Museum is one of Oxford’s most popular attractions, famous for its period atmosphere and outstanding... more » Owner description: The Pitt Rivers Museum is one of Oxford’s most popular attractions, famous for its period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many cultures around the world, past and present. « less
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Ranked #2 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Starting as early as 1096 with some form of teaching, Oxford is the oldest English-speaking university in the world.
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Ranked #3 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Oxford University's Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, established in 1683, is Britain’s oldest public museum and one... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Ranked #4 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Natural History Museums
Owner description: Housed in a Victorian-style building, this University museum features collections of zoological, entomological and mineral... more » Owner description: Housed in a Victorian-style building, this University museum features collections of zoological, entomological and mineral specimens that have been collected over the last three centuries. « less
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Ranked #5 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Theaters
Owner description: We want to share stories with you! Amazing, inspiring, memorable stories which change the way we look at the world. We love... more » Owner description: We want to share stories with you! Amazing, inspiring, memorable stories which change the way we look at the world. We love folk tales, fairytales, classics and, of course, Shakespeare.You don’t need a theatre building to make great theatre. The magic happens all over Oxford. We seek out places that have never been used for theatre before, and bring them to life.Our shows are beautiful, ugly, fast, furious, wacky, twisted, surprising, spooky, magical, daring, haunting, challenging, inspiring, hilarious, sexy, sassy, cheeky… but never predictable.16 years, 45 shows, 350,000 audience members aged 5-95…we are Oxford’s own Creation Theatre Company. « less
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Ranked #6 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Parks
Owner description: This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and along river banks, offering picturesque views and... more » Owner description: This scenic park offers a delightful two-mile walk through meadows and along river banks, offering picturesque views and ideal spots for picnics, sitting or just relaxing. « less
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Ranked #7 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Libraries; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Bodleian Library is a working library which forms part of the University of Oxford. It is housed in a remarkable group of... more » Owner description: The Bodleian Library is a working library which forms part of the University of Oxford. It is housed in a remarkable group of buildings which forms the historic heart of the University, and you can explore the quadrangles of these magnificent structures at no charge. Different ticket options allow you to visit the interior of some of the buildings, such as the University’s oldest teaching and examination room, The Divinity School (built 1427-88). Here you will discover more of the University’s fascinating history. Our guided tours go behind the scenes in the Library, including its oldest research library, dating from 1602-20. « less
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Ranked #8 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Parks
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Ranked #9 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites
Owner description: Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th... more » Owner description: Considered one of the oldest university buildings in the world, this is a superb example of Church Architecture from the 13th century. « less
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Ranked #10 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites
Founded originally in 1448, Magdalen was among the first colleges in Oxford to teach science.
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Ranked #11 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Parks
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Ranked #12 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #13 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Castles
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Ranked #14 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Ancient Ruins; Mysterious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites
Owner description: Dated to about 1400 BC, this mysterious figure is carved into a chalk hillside just below an Iron Age hill fort and can only... more » Owner description: Dated to about 1400 BC, this mysterious figure is carved into a chalk hillside just below an Iron Age hill fort and can only be seen in its entirety by air. « less
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Ranked #15 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: You will have maximum 60 minutes to solve the mystery, to accomplish the mission and to find your way out of a room that has... more » Owner description: You will have maximum 60 minutes to solve the mystery, to accomplish the mission and to find your way out of a room that has been set up like a crime scene. Each and every small detail and object in the room is part of the game. It is important that you inspect every detail, and not to overlook anything. We welcome families, friends and team-builders. Anybody, who likes playing :) 3-5 people/team. 55 Pounds/game/team Booking required in advance. « less
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Ranked #16 of 101 attractions in Oxford
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Ranked #17 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Museums
Owner description: If you have never discovered Abingdon’s County Hall Museum now is the perfect time as we reopened in July 2012 after a £3... more » Owner description: If you have never discovered Abingdon’s County Hall Museum now is the perfect time as we reopened in July 2012 after a £3 million restoration project. Visit our new galleries and discover why Abingdon is known as ‘the oldest continuously inhabited town in England.’ We welcome visitors of all ages and have a range of gallery guides, trails for families, objects to touch and costumes to try on. The main gallery tells the story of our town where you can see the very last MGB Roadster off the Abingdon factory production line and discover why bun throwing is so significant to the town. Find out more about local people and places in our Abingdon Attic and if you have a head for heights you will enjoy the spectacular views from our roof. You can also visit our welcoming ‘Buns in the Basement’ cafe which serves light lunches and drinks. « less
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Ranked #18 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Considered one of the smaller Oxford colleges with approximately 290 undergraduate students, the grounds are spacious with... more » Owner description: Considered one of the smaller Oxford colleges with approximately 290 undergraduate students, the grounds are spacious with some of the most beautiful gardens and buildings located in Oxford. « less
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Ranked #19 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Castles
Owner description: Oxford Castle – Unlocked is a 1000-year castle, which was also used as a place of incarceration for over 800 years. The... more » Owner description: Oxford Castle – Unlocked is a 1000-year castle, which was also used as a place of incarceration for over 800 years. The attraction offers a 40-minute guided tour with a costumed character from the castle’s history, exploring the Saxon stone-built St. George’s Tower, the atmospheric crypt, the preserved prison wing and the archaic man-made mound, offering breathtaking views across Oxford’s dreaming spires. « less
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Ranked #20 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Theaters; Architectural Buildings
Owner description: The Sheldonian Theatre, an exquisite Grade I listed building situated in Oxford's city centre, is the official ceremonial... more » Owner description: The Sheldonian Theatre, an exquisite Grade I listed building situated in Oxford's city centre, is the official ceremonial hall of the University of Oxford. Gaze up at the magnificent ceiling, learn about the Theatre's journey from past to present through our colourful and informative display boards and enjoy one of the best indoor 360 degree panoramic views of Oxford's famous skyline from the Cupola. For more information about visiting and booking a Guided Tour of the Theatre visit our website. « less
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Ranked #21 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Founded in 1264 AD by Walter de Merton, Merton College is one of the three oldest of the Oxford colleges and has... more » Owner description: Founded in 1264 AD by Walter de Merton, Merton College is one of the three oldest of the Oxford colleges and has approximately 350 undergraduate and 350 postgraduate members. It is home to the oldest academic library in continuous use in Europe, which was built between 1373 and 1378. The oldest buildings still standing on the site date to the late 1280s, although Merton's buildings display many and varied architectural styles due to its continuous evolution as a academic institution and traditional Oxford college. « less
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Ranked #22 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #23 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Gardens
Owner description: Founded in 1555 and named after St. John the Baptist, patron saint of tailors, this Oxford college is best known for its... more » Owner description: Founded in 1555 and named after St. John the Baptist, patron saint of tailors, this Oxford college is best known for its Canterbury Quad with its impressive classical architecture. « less
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Ranked #24 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites; Gardens
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Ranked #25 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: History Museums; Science Museums
Owner description: This museum boasts an unrivalled collection of more than 10,000 scientific instruments ranging from the time of antiquity to... more » Owner description: This museum boasts an unrivalled collection of more than 10,000 scientific instruments ranging from the time of antiquity to the early twentieth century. « less
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Ranked #26 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #27 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Forming part of Oxford University, Wadham is a co-educational, medium-size undergraduate and graduate College located in the... more » Owner description: Forming part of Oxford University, Wadham is a co-educational, medium-size undergraduate and graduate College located in the heart of Oxford near the Sheldonian Theater and Bodleian Library. « less
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Ranked #28 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #29 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #30 of 101 attractions in Oxford
Category: Movie Theaters
Independent cinema screening a diverse mix of mainstream, independent, foreign, classic and cult films
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