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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 every...more
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Lovely space, easy to navigate. Very impressed with the Jeff Koons exhibition. Permanent exhibition interesting too. Staff pleasant and lovely choice of 2 cafes in the building. Very easy to spend a few hours in.
An excellent exhibition of Jeff Koons work with a good video introduction. This in the midst of important permanent exhibits.
I am looking forward to further exhibitions of this high standard from the Ashmolean Team.
My visit was topped off by a rather good meal...More
A fabulous museum containing a fantastic curated selection of treasures. Something in it for everyone but of especial interest to art and archeology fans. It's free entry though a £5 donation is encouraged. There was a Jeff Koons special exhibition on while we were there....More
We went here primarily to see th Alfred Jewel. We asked about the tour in which you see this item only to be told we had missed it ... however one of the guide from the tour overheard.us and was happy enough to give us...More
We visited here while on a trip to Oxford. So glad we did, so much to see. Very well set out and easy to follow map. We didn’t manage all the floors but it leaves some for another day! Well worth a visit!
Last came here when the stunning refurbishments were made, so a decade ago.
Since there is a Jeff Koons exhibition running it seemed a good chance to have another look round.
Still such an amazing place, from the the beautiful entrance to the lovingly curated...More
I was here primarily for the Japanese art works, not having visited for nearly 30 years and since when the museum has undergone a major refurbishment. The layout can be a bit confusing but the quality of the exhibits is excellent. There are some fine...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.'