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Address: High St., Oxford OX1 4AU, England
Phone Number: 44-1865-276000
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1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Please visit magd.ox.ac.uk

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Lovely college at a reasonable price

In my opinion just as lovely as Christ Church, for less than half the cost. Definitely worth taking a walk around the river just outside the gardens if you have time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In my opinion just as lovely as Christ Church, for less than half the cost. Definitely worth taking a walk around the river just outside the gardens if you have time - particularly to get a respite from the crowds.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Deer Park, Water Meadow, beautiful gardens and a special Chapel, well worth visiting. Check opening times.

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Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted to see this college in particular for family reasons and we're so glad we did. It is the most beautiful of the colleges we visited.

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is entrance fee, but only parts of the college are open to tourists. Enough to get a sense of it. The college buildings are beautiful and a brochure for 50p gives enough details what you are seeing. The added bonus is ability to go for a nice walk around the meadow behind the college.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful buildings.Very impressive courtyard and flower gardens.Deer can be seen in the deer park behind the college with pleasant waterside walks.

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Thank Michael S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Most people assume Christ Church college is the "must see" of all the many beautiful colleges to visit, but Magdalen is its rival and normally quieter. The quads are handsome, the chapel delightful, the gardens sublime and the meadow walk is exceptionally peaceful. A bonus is the riverside café from which you can enjoy respite (and a remarkably modest-priced 6.50... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent a couple of very interesting hours here and were lucky enough to visit the chapel when a choir was rehearsing for a wedding later that day . A real sense of history at every turn .Well worth a visit

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Magdalen College is well worth the small fee they charge. We also picked up two small booklets at the entrance, one a tour of the college, the other related to CS Lewis, who taught here. The college grounds are beautiful, the buildings very interesting, and the natural surroundings peaceful and idyllic. We also had a chance to attend a... More 

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Thank JanaC70
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite of the Oxford colleges we toured; the lovely walk around the island, the huge old trees, and the courtyard surrounded with white hydrangeas. Overall, it was a lovely way to spend a half-day in Oxford.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This college has everything. Stately buildings, charming walkways and rooms that look like they belong to a HP set. Oh and a frickin meadow. I repeat they have a huge MEADOW. How awesome is that! If you only have time for one college, this is definitely the one you don't wanna miss. I'd rate this higher than Christ Church college.

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