Famous Museums in Oxford

The museums in Oxford give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Oxford with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Oxford. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Oxford.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Oxford.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Oxford:

  1. Ashmolean Museum Of Art And Archaeology

    Art Museum, Art Gallery, Archaeological Site

    Ashmolean is the world’s first and finest university museum. What started as an accommodation for Elias Ashmole’s ‘cabinet of curiosities’, his assorted collection of rare and quirky objects from all over the world (such as a moth eaten stuffed dodo), now is a grand repository of fine art and archaeological artefacts. The building was built in 1841 and reflects a delight...Read more
  2. Museum Of The History Of Science

    Science Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition

    It is also known as  (MHS). Witness an unparalleled collection of scientific instruments from the early medieval period to modern times. The building that houses the museum is also called the ‘Old Ashmolean Building’ and happens to be the world’s oldest museum. MHS serves as both a public museum and an academic department of the University. The MHS traces the history of s...Read more
  3. Pitt Rivers Museum

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    Pitt Rivers Museum

    Museum, Outdoors, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    The Pitts Rivers Museum is not too different from what your grandfather’s house might look like. That is, if your grandfather happens to be Indiana Jones who also has an exceptional taste in designing archaeological displays.  The museum was founded by General Augustus Pitt Rivers in late 19th century. Rivers donated his entire collection to the University on the condition that they ...Read more
  4. Oxford University Museum Of Natural History

    Outdoors, Educational Site, Exhibition , Natural History Museum

    Tired of the pesky all pervasive sign-boards of ‘Do Not Touch!’ at museums? Try the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. The OUMNH presents a rather sizeable display of the university’s natural history collection. The construction of this museum began in 1955 to provide a central complex to the University’s Natural Science department that had to be spread around ...Read more
  5. Ashmolean Museum

    4.7 (7 Votes)
    Beaumont St
    Art Gallery, Museum
  6. Rochester House, 42 Pembroke St