Museums & Galleries


Ashmolean Museum (of Art and Archaeology)

Ashmolean Museum (of Art and Archaeology)

Beaumont Street




The Ashmolean Museum, established in 1683, is the oldest museum in the UK and one of the oldest in the world. It houses collections of art and antiquities, which are of national and international importance. They range over 4 millennia - from the civilisations of ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome to Renaissance Europe and the 20thC. There is also an extensive Far Eastern collection. Sculpture, paintings, ceramics, glass, coins and musical instruments are all on show.

Tuesday 10:00 To 17:00; Wednesday 10:00 To 17:00; Thursday 10:00 To 17:00; Friday 10:00 To 17:00; Saturday 10:00 To 17:00; Sunday 12:00 To 17:00; Bank Holiday 10:00 To 17:00; Closed Christmas; Closed New Year

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