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Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
+44 1865 270927
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The Pitt Rivers Museum is one of Oxford’s most popular attractions, famous for its period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many cultures around the world, past and present.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
+44 1865 270927
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Reviewed today via mobile

Popped in here during an all-too-tushed visit to Oxford. Wish we'd had longer as there was so much to see. Set right at the back of Oxford University Museum of natural History. Free entry but donations welcomed. Will definitely visit again and give myself more...More

Thank HazelOnHoliday
Reviewed yesterday

I and my wife have taken our children, (and now) our grandchildren to this this truly wonderful place time and time again. We find something interesting every time we go, and never tire of all things to see and do there. A worthwhile visit whilst...More

Thank noseimaj
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We really liked this museum. It's dark and mysterious, full of quirky treasures like shrunken heads and the odd mummy. We'll definitely come back.

Thank notfussyjusthonest
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Always a favourite place to visit, great now with lift, family from Newcastle always want to visit & find something new to see

Thank Neesie50
Reviewed yesterday

Utterly flabbergasted by the sheer volume of stuff in this museum. All of it incredibly varied and interesting. Wander up to a showcase, any one of dozens and stop and read some of the wonderful descriptions handwritten on tickets to provide information that other museums...More

Thank tbarhu
Reviewed yesterday

Well worth a visit plus a nice coffee area to drink and eat always putting on interesting things for children to entertain themselves

Thank micksquash
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Pitts Rivers is a collection to suit all needs. The collection itself is over several floors the ground floor being the main one. You enter through the natural history museum and it takes you straight into the heart. I visited with 3 children from...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Absolutely brilliant, there is so much to see and if you stopped to read everything before you know it you have been there 2 hours and only seen the first hall!! Similarly, you can even open all the drawers below the main display cabinets and...More

Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth the couple of hours we spent so much to see from different world cultures some of which I had never heard of, plus how the world has progressed as time passes. I was particularly interested in the weapons section and the locks and...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth the effort to visit. Free entry. A huge amount of exhibits and some very interesting things to view. A little dark in places so diffcult to read the info.

Thank Tim B
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Natasha D
14 June 2017|
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Response from ClareofTralee | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours could be there all day
1 February 2016|
Response from tripleplay97 | Reviewed this property |
The absolute closest is Museum and Keble Roads, which are on-street parking and max 2 hours for something like £4. However, there are rarely spaces during the day. St. Giles is about two minutes further away and has more... More
Connor B
22 February 2015|
Response from Pat M |
Admission is free and the opening hours are as follows: 10.00 - 16.30 Tuesday to Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays) 12.00 - 16.30 Monday Source: official website