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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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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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Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, Oxford OX1 2PH, England
+44 1865 278000
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent throughout with the highlight of a fascinating exhibition on witchcraft. A collection that warrants multiple re-visits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MCX007
Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazing eclectic mix of collections. Would recommend getting there at opening time before coaches start to arrive. Cannot praise highly enough the guide who took us on a whistle stop of the galleries.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ann C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the kind of museum to return to again and again. The collections are of superb quality and there are always first rate temporary exhibits. It is accessible to wheelchairs and the building itself is interesting. We go there on many occasions

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Francoise-S-11b
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ashmolean Museum is up there with some of the best museums anywhere. From the ancient world to contemporary art this museum is wonderfully interesting. There is a rooftop restaurant with lovely views of the city as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Leanne M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps the oldest museum in the country, the Ashmolean has something for everyone: paintings, Egyptian art, fantastic violins, ancient tablets and a fantastic restaurant. The scale is very manageable and it’s a good place to take children.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FirenzeMamma
Reviewed 1 week ago

the spellbound exhibiton was awful and a waste of money. The museum is clean and always busy which is good enjoy going there.The have a really good cafe in the basement of the museum and they serve great food and the best homemade carrot cake...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank fannyadams2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Museum and there was some girl that works there and her Attitude completely Stunk, Tried to talk to me like she owned the place. Thought some of the museum staff are to stuck up. This is the picture of the member...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheGuvnor1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with family who wanted to go to the Jeff Coombes exhibition (which they both loved). The rest of the group wandered round the museum. Full of such interesting things. We really liked the gallery on floor 3M which we had not been up to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eph9
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum showcasing art and artifacts from Rome, Greece, Egypt, Middle East, etc. Spent an hour there, felt like I could have spent more.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank neowulf93
Reviewed 1 week ago

The displays in this museum are logical and very well explained. Each room has a theme with easy-to understand descriptions. Some of the displays were surprisingly not protected, so it would have been possible to see them damaged by a careless visitor or a misbehaving...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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12 September 2016|
Response from keephoping | Reviewed this property |
Not absolutely sure of opening times - but the usual sort of times I think? Open all year - but one floor was closed when we were there. I'm sure that there is a website.
Pauline F
28 July 2016|
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Response from Mr_Luvly |
I paid. Why?
27 September 2015|
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Response from Stephen J | Reviewed this property |
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