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The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, founded in 1683. Our world famous collections range from Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time. The Museum is open...more
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I Went to Oxford shopping with my wife,I told her I was going to pop into the museum for 20mins while she was in the shoe shop!
I came out three hours later! But I could have stayed all day! Fantastically interesting!
Unlike shopping!! 😁
Doubtless you have many reviews of the Ashmolean, and this will be another one which sang its praises.
The exhibits are well presented, and the staff are knowledgeable and helpful. We had a guided tour of the Antinous statues, run by a specialist who taught...More
Four OAPs decided to visit the Spellbound Exhibition, even with concession it was still a fair amount of money, £12 each?
We entered the exhibition and it was difficult to read the descriptions as you had to crank your neck downwards and hope that the...More
As a birthday gift my daughters took me to the ‘Spellbound’ exhibition at the Ashmolean. Wonderful to see the all the artefacts that made up the exhibition on magic and witchcraft.
Well worth the visit but be patient if busy as people naturally linger over...More
I've been to a lot of museums and this is up there with the best of them. Set out in historic periods such Greek, Roman etc I especially enjoyed viewing the coin hoards found locally. A must visit if your in Oxford.
We went to see the Spellbound exhibition but took time after to look around the rest of the museum afterwards! It is truly magnificent in terms of He variety of exhibits and sheer size of the place! It's quite easy to get lost in there!...More
I thoroughly recommend this museum to anyone with an interest in history. It is set in a beautiful building and laid out in a modern interior just on the edge of the city centre. There is lots to see and visitors should allow plenty of...More
The Ashmolean is a stunning museum packed with beautiful things. It's very like the V & A but on a smaller scale. Having said that, it's very easy to spend hours here because everywhere you look is something of interest. In addition to the permanent...More
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Just noticed your question; have you travelled to Oxford yet? If not, the Randolph Hotel opposite the museum would be the obvious place to stay and central to the rest of the city and university areas (which overlap). The... More
Just noticed your question; have you travelled to Oxford yet? If not, the Randolph Hotel opposite the museum would be the obvious place to stay and central to the rest of the city and university areas (which overlap). The hotel has some history and featured in the film 'Shadowlands.'