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Pitt Rivers Museum

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Address: Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
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+44 1865 270927
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10:00 - 16:30
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Mon 12:00 - 16:30
Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:30
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The Pitt Rivers Museum is one of Oxford’s most popular attractions, famous...

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.

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You can access this museum through Oxford University Museum of Natural History and you should visit and see the unbelievable artefacts in here. You should definitely see the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Melis K
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can access this museum through Oxford University Museum of Natural History and you should visit and see the unbelievable artefacts in here. You should definitely see the "shrunken heads" here and read their story!

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Bath, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the most amazing museum I've ever been to, so interesting! I love the way it was arranged, so much to see, it was so good, I'm planning to visit again with my entire family!

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must see and is free to visit. They even do a free tour. Worth taking the whole family, has a massive dinosaur display !

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A hoarders paradise, located in the natural history museum, make sure you have plenty of time as to see everything and take it all in could take days and multiple visits. Superb day out.

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Thank Sean G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were astounded with the extent and variety of the exhibits in the museum. Its extraordinary structure made it even more interesting. Definitely worth a second visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Pitt Rivers is one of the prides of Oxford. It developed from a few thousand objects collected in the second half of the 19th century and it now has half a million fascinating things. It is a museum of a museum: preserved in a wierd classification of culture that allows you to see how people have solved problems and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had the craziest knick knacks. A wide variety from all over the world. Anyone that is a hoarder would probably find this very interesting because there is SO many little things here and there.

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Thank Sydney D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely amazing. Blown away by the sheer volume of fantastic artefacts. Cant Believe this is free!!!!!

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Thank Carol D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a diverse and an amazing number of exhibits in an extremely atmospheric museum. If anything the extent of the exhibits was gently overpowering but an outstanding range of subjects. Some of the labels, just because of the limited space and volume of items, were far too small to read. I cannot believe that that there is a more comprehensive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a unique museum, so many weird and wacky things on display, I've visited many museums and feel that I learnt a lot and saw things that I have never seen before.

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