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Oxford Attractions

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Pitt Rivers Museum 5.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #1 of 26
Pitt Rivers Museum is located at South Parks Road and it is Oxford's University museum of Archeology and anthropology. The museum dates back to 1884 when a large collection was donated by general Pitt Rivers (hence the name). The artifacts that ... [more ]
Ashmolean Museum 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #2 of 26
Ashmolean Museum is located at Beaumont Street. Ashmolean Museum boasts the title of one of the oldest museum in the world and one of the oldest museums in the UK. Ashmolean Museum dates back to 17th century, more accurately 1684. The collection ... [more ]
Bodlein Library 4.0 stars
Government Building - #3 of 26
Bodlein Library is located at Broad street in Oxford. And it is an impressive site. Bodlein Library is the second biggest library in England (after the British library) and it has more then 7 million volumes and with its 30 reading rooms it is ... [more ]
Museum of Oxford 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #4 of 26
Museum of Oxford is located at St Aldate's and it will make for an interesting visit in case you want to learn more about the rich history of Oxford city and the university. The collection is extensive and it covers everything from the ... [more ]
St. Michael 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #5 of 26
Saxton Tower Viewpoint is located at the North Gate, Church Tower, Cornmarket. Another tower in Oxford where you can climb up and enjoy beautiful views of the city. The church itself, St. Michael at the North gate is the city church of Oxford and ... [more ]
Museum of Natural History 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #6 of 26
Museum of Natural History is located at Parks Road. Museum of Natural History is quite of an impressive sights and its good fun if you are traveling with children. Here you can see the zoological, geological and mineralogical specimens that ... [more ]
Carfax Tower 4.0 stars
Tower - #7 of 26
Carfax Tower is located at Carfax crossroads. Carfax tower is the tower of the church St. Martin. The church dated back to 14th century, but the tower was later addition, it was erected in 1818 when the church was reconstructed. Over the years ... [more ]
Bridge of Sighs 4.0 stars
Bridge - #8 of 26
Bridge of Sighs is located on New College Lane. If you have seen the one in Venice, why not check out this one as well? It sure is pretty although it is not even remotely similar to the one in Venice. It was built in 1913 to connect the new and ... [more ]
Museum of the History of Science 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #9 of 26
Museum of History of Science is located on Broad Street in the city center. Now this museum is interesting because this is the last and oldest surviving museum that was built with the purpose to serve as a museum. It has an extensive collection ... [more ]
New College 4.0 stars
Building - #10 of 26
New College is located at Holywell street in the very city center. The college dates back to 14th century when it was founded by William of Wykeham and it is also one of the largest of Oxford's colleges. Also do not miss the cloisters, the dining ... [more ]
Cotswold Wildlife Park 4.0 stars
Zoo, Aquarium - #11 of 26
Cotswold Wildlife Park is located at Burford, Oxfordshire and it will make for a fun day out if you are traveling with children. The park opened its door to public in 1970, it is centered around a Victorian manor (only in England) and over 160 ... [more ]
Cherwell Boathouse 4.0 stars
Harbour - #12 of 26
Cherwell Boathouse is located at Bardwell Road and this is the place to go if you want to rent a boat and have a go at punting at Cherwell river. The good thing is if you do not want to join you can sit down at the restaurant or out in the ... [more ]
Christ Church 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #13 of 26
Christ Church is located at St Aldate's. If you are visiting Oxford then this one of the sights you simply cannot miss. Not only is Christ Church the biggest of Oxford's colleges, but also if you do decide to give it a visit on your sightseeing ... [more ]
Oxford Shakespeare Company 4.0 stars
Opera, Theatre, Concert Hall - #14 of 26
Now this is one experience I would recommend for anyone if you have the time and inclination. Although we did this as a group thing and even though I did read Shakespeare and even though my English is good but I still had troubles understanding ... [more ]
Didcot Railway Centre (www.didcotrailwaycentre.org.uk) 4.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #15 of 26
Didcot Railway Center Museum is located at Great Western Society, Didcot, Oxfordshire and it should be an interesting trip for both children and adults alike. This museum will virtually transport you to another era as the whole collection is ... [more ]
St. John College 4.0 stars
Building - #16 of 26
St. John College is located at St. Giles. The college was founded in 1555 by sir Thomas White, who was a wealthy merchant and lived in London. Interesting tidbit is that from St. John many of the Anglican clergymen emerged however nowadays it has ... [more ]
Botanical gardens of University of Oxford 4.0 stars
Botanical Garden - #17 of 26
Botanical gardens of University of Oxford are located at Rose Lane (banks of Cherwell just across Magdalen college). Botanical gardens are divided into 3 sections – the glasshouses where you can find plants that have to be shielded from the ... [more ]
University Church of St. Mary the Virgin 4.0 stars
Church, Cathedral, Chapel - #18 of 26
St. Mary the Virgin church is located at High Street, so it will be on your sightseeing itinerary. It is estimated that there was a church here even in the Anglo Saxon times, however the present church (or at least a part that remains) date back ... [more ]
Modern Art Oxford 3.0 stars
Museum, Gallery, Exhibition - #19 of 26
Modern Art Oxford is located at 30 Pembroke Street (right next to Marks and Spencers). If you are looking for contemporary art then this is where you will find it. The museum has been in operation since 1965 and it has some successful exhibitions ... [more ]
Sheldonian Theatre 3.0 stars
Opera, Theatre, Concert Hall - #20 of 26
Sheldonian theater is located at Broad street. It is another site that you might want to check out although the building can be seen from the inside you either have to prearrange it, go for a concert there or be a part of Oxford college. The ... [more ]
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