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Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, United Kingdom

 
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Guinevere1988's pictureby Guinevere1988 History & Culture travel tip
added on the 22nd of October, 2009
The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford has a great display of culturaland archeological items. Everything is categorized by topic, so it is easier for the visitor to understand what he/she is seeing. There are collections of Religious items, items used for the dead,items for lighting, etc etc.
There are also leaflets explaining the history of the objects on display. The museum also has a shop with loads of books and fun stuff to buy.

Address:
Oxford University Museum Natural History (OUMNH) Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW.

Price:
Entrance is free

Opening Hours:
10.00 - 16.30 Tuesday to Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays)
12.00 - 16.30 Monday

How to get there:
With the tour bus

 
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erato wrote on Oct 22, 2009 23:51:
Sounds great! What kind of books can you find in their shop and how expensive are these?Reply
 
 
 
 
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