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Pitt Rivers Museum

South Parks Road, OXFORD, OX1 3PP

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This museum is one of the city's most popular attractions. It is part of the University of Oxford and was founded in 1884. The collections held at the museum are internationally acclaimed, and contain many objects from different cultures of the world and from various periods, all grouped by type or purpose. Highlights include a 2,500 year old Egyptian mummy, a striking 11-metre high totem pole and a firearms display in the upper gallery.

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Tel: 01865 270927
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Free Free admission

Opening times

Open all year, Tue-Sun & BH Mon 10-4.30, Mon 12-4.30. Contact museum for Xmas & Etr opening times
Average visit 1.5hrs





Fully accessible. Audio loop, accessible trail, audio tour, large print for special exhibitions, wheelchair & electric scooter hire

Pitt Rivers Museum
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10 min walk from city centre, visitors entrance on Parks Rd through the Oxford University Museum of Natural History

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