Oxford is a city in South East England and the county town of Oxfordshire. It has a broad economic base. Its industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing, and a large number of information technology and science-based businesses, some being academic offshoots. The city is known as the home of Oxford University, the oldest university in the world.
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of Oxford Oxford is a collegiate university, consisting of
the central University and colleges.The central University is
composed of academic departments and research centres,
administrative departments, libraries and museums. The 38 colleges
are self-governing and financially independent institutions. There
is no clear date of foundation, but teaching existed at Oxford in
some form in 1096 and developed rapidly from 1167.
Pitt Rivers Museum is a museum displaying the
archaeological and anthropological collections of the University of
Oxford. Admission is free.
The museum is located to the east of the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, and can only be accessed through that building. The museum has a high density of objects on display, and the displays are changed periodically.
on Beaumont Street, is the world's first university museum.
Open 10am – 5pm Tuesday – Sunday (Closed Mondays) Admission is Free.
The Ashmolean has extensive collections of Art and Archaeology acquired since 1683.
Museum of Natural History,
sometimes known simply as the Oxford University Museum or OUMNH, is a museum displaying many of the University of Oxford's natural history specimens, located on Parks Road.
Featuring entomology, geology, mineralogy and zoology collections, Oxford dinosaurs and other Mesozoic reptiles.
The Museum of Oxford
is a history museum in Oxford, England, covering the history of the
City and University of Oxford. Find the Museum in St Aldate's.
The only museum, in a city of world-class museums and heritage
offers, telling the story of Oxford and its people.