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Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
+44 1865 270927
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The Pitt Rivers Museum is one of Oxford’s most popular attractions, famous for its period atmosphere and outstanding collections from many cultures around the world, past and present.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A most unsuspecting place and should not be overlooked. This museum is catalogued according to a select grouping, and the displays are unique. It is not very big but close attention is needed to see all there is. A must.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow, what a treasure trove! Definitely worth a visit for those interested in world culture and ethnographic art

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here with a one year old, there was space for walking around with a pram, there are lifts to get to the other levels, but cramped in the lower part but we managed to get around. The one year old loved touching the exhibits...More

Thank Muddster
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very interesting artefacts and helpful staff. But it can get crowded though when a school group is there.

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum itself is an artifact! You could place it in the 19th century without having to change anything! The labelling is hand-written in minute lettering and with the low lighting requires very good eye-sight. A plus point is that display-case collections include items from...More

Thank diane55berkshire
Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent session with the Education Officer! She introduced us to some brilliant tasks during our session and as trainee teachers, we can't wait to bring our classes here in the future!

Thank daniellefay
Reviewed 5 days ago

Housed in the National History Museum, this collection is housed in an atmospheric, almost cramped space which adds to the feeling of finding something special. That's perhaps just how the original collector of the items, Augustus Pitt Rivers, felt when he stumbled across some of...More

Thank HardDiskDrive
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a find it was amazing we are still talking about it , we had 2 hours so with a recommendation we spend our precious time here and so pleased we did you will not be disappointed absolutely loved it x

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little gem Actually big gem. Must see. We spent 5 hrs there. Endless curiosities. Fascinating collection Lovely cafe.

Thank SJ C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite oxford place and has been so for the past 40 years. Free entry.something for kids to grandparents. A must to every visitor.

Thank Dick E
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Natasha D
14 June 2017|
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Response from ClareofTralee | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours could be there all day
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lyndseyhaskins
1 February 2016|
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Response from tripleplay97 | Reviewed this property |
The absolute closest is Museum and Keble Roads, which are on-street parking and max 2 hours for something like £4. However, there are rarely spaces during the day. St. Giles is about two minutes further away and has more... More
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Connor B
22 February 2015|
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Admission is free and the opening hours are as follows: 10.00 - 16.30 Tuesday to Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays) 12.00 - 16.30 Monday Source: official website
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