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History Museum
“The Ashmolean Museum was named after its founder Elias Ashmole (1617–1692) and opened in 1683. It is widely recognised as being the first modern museum. Elias Ashmole was a royalist, lawyer, antiquarian, scholar, and collector who gave his collections to the University of Oxford in 1677. The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world's first university museum. Its first building was erected in 1678–83 to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to the University of Oxford in 1677. The present building was erected 1841–45. The museum reopened in 2009 after a major redevelopment. In November 2011, new galleries focusing on Egypt and Nubia were unveiled. In May 2016, the museum opened new galleries of 19th-century art.”
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History Museum
“Excellent natural history Museum with the added bonus of the Pitt Rivers which is an anthropological collection that is amazing and not to be missed.”
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History Museum
“Oxford has some fantastic shops, museums and restaurants. Natural history museum is one of my favourite places. ”
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History Museum
“The Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum displaying the archaeological and anthropological collections of the University of Oxford in England. The museum is located to the east of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and can only be accessed through that building. The museum was founded in 1884 by Augustus Pitt Rivers who donated his private collection to the University of Oxford with the condition that a permanent lecturer in anthropology must be appointed. Museum staff are involved in teaching Archaeology and Anthropology at the University even today. The first Curator of the museum was Henry Balfour. A second stipulation in the Deed of Gift was that a building should be provided to house the collection and used for no other purpose. The University therefore engaged Thomas Manly Deane, son of Thomas Newenham Deane who, together with Benjamin Woodward, had designed and built the original Oxford University Museum of Natural History building three decades earlier, to create an adjoining building at the rear of the main building to house the collection. Construction started in 1885 and was completed in 1886.”
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Castillo
“Oxford Castle is a large, partly ruined Norman medieval castle on the western side of central Oxford in Oxfordshire, England. Most of the original moated, wooden motte and bailey castle was replaced in stone in the late 12th or early 13th century and the castle played an important role in the conflict of the Anarchy. In the 14th century the military value of the castle diminished and the site became used primarily for county administration and as a prison. The surviving rectangular St George's Tower is now believed to pre-date the remainder of the castle and be a watch tower associated with the original Saxon west gate of the city. Most of the castle was destroyed in the English Civil War and by the 18th century the remaining buildings had become Oxford's local prison. A new prison complex was built on the site from 1785 onwards and expanded in 1876; this became HM Prison Oxford. The prison closed in 1996 and was redeveloped as a hotel and visitor attraction. The medieval remains of the castle, including the motte and St George's Tower and crypt, are Grade I listed buildings and a Scheduled Monument.”
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Museum
“The Museum has four permanent galleries dedicated to Rowing, Rivers, the work of British Artist John Piper and the history of Henley on Thames. The Museum is also home to the magical Wind in the Willows exhibition which brings to life the much-loved story with 3D models, lighting and music. With a constantly evolving calendar of temporary art and photography exhibitions and a year-round calendar of nature trails, craft workshops and family days, there is always something new to see and do.”
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Museum
“A pretty place just the other side of the M1, it has locks, a museum, a pub and opportunities for a canal boat trip - a tranquil day out.”
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Museum
“Very interesting experience. lots of local exhibits . I recommend the science room and the information on the local interest ones. The museum shop is full of all sorts of good offerings and its cafe is good.”
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Museum
“Stunning Manor house, former home to the Arts & Crafts movement's William Morris”
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Museum
“This is the quintessential English farmhouse where some of Downton Abbey was filmed. They have a cafe, a great playground, a picnic area in the old orchard, a beautiful kitchen garden, woods to explore, animals to feed, and exhibitions about country life.”
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Museum
“Fascinating collection of Scientific instruments, it is the oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. Permanent collection and rolling exhibitions.”
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Museum
“A lovely place to go with children - lots to do, and plenty of books to read. Aim to spend at least two hours there.”
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Museum
“Lovely little local museum with hands on exhibits giving you a feel for the history of the area. Really good for kids with lots to keep them busy and a cafe too.”
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Iglesia
“Visit the historic Dorchester Abbey - a short drive or decent walk from the boat. Often hosting live music events - be sure to check the website to see any events on during your stay. ”
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Museum
“It may be small but it is interesting, and also has some good exhibitions on there too! ”
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Library
“The Weston Library (formerly the New Bodleian) is the home of the Bodleian Libraries' special collections. Reopened in 2015 following a spectacular refurbishment, visitors can enjoy its new public spaces and discover more about the Bodleian's treasures. Here you can see free exhibitions in two large galleries, view displays, attend talks and events then take a break at the cafe or visit the shop.”
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