Full of totally unbelievable things, stuff, nik-naks, all tagged, labelled, stuffed into draws. The most wonderful place to explore.
About Pitt Rivers Museum
501 - 510 of 2,815 reviews
An amazing museum, crammed full of fascinating ethnic finds from the third world. Don't miss the shrunken heads !
The Pitt Rivers Museum is one of the !any museums and galleries that make Oxford a decent place to visit rain or shine.
This museum is an enormous collection of items arranged by function rather than geography or era. It's not the best therefore for getting to grips with, say, Assyrian history - but it's absolutely fascinating to wander around. I'd say it would be good for children...More
This museum is great. It is a cacophony of things from all over the world jammed in old fashioned display cabinets by theme. There are some really bizarre and unusual objects. I really enjoyed just wandering and absorbing. It's fun that you can find cabinets...More
Having walked through the Natural History Museum, I entered the crazy world of the Pitt Rivers Museum. I was just in time for a guided tour - this was a short introduction and well worth it to understand what the museum is all about and...More
If you like ethnographic museums, definitely go there; if you don't like them - you may still enjoy it, so think carefully if it's not a good idea to visit Pitt Rivers. The museum has an extraordinary collection of interesting objects, neatly exhibited on three...More
Pitt Rivers is wonderful for 2 reasons: 1) It is a world class collection of ethnographic exhibits 2) it is a genuine, unreconstructed Victorian museum with everything in glass cases. The museum covers 3 floors and has an unrivalled collection of artefacts from around the...More
It was a good afternoon. The pillars from around the country and the busts of all the famous inventors. The room at the back all three floors and the the totem pole. So much to see. But unfortunately the toilets had not been cleaned and...More
great for a day out with any age group. you will see the weird and wonderful items from around the world collected in an age of world discovery.