Explore treasures and stories from the past
The University has four museums:
You can see video tours of the museums, and find information on the Bate Collection of Musical Instruments.
Other non-university museums in Oxford include:
The following museums are located near Oxford:
- Cogges Manor Farm, Witney
- Oxfordshire Museum, Woodstock
- River & Rowing Museum, Henley-on-Thames
- Vale and Downland Museum, Wantage
Did you know?
The Ashmolean was Britain's first museum. It opened at the end of the 17th century as a 'cabinet of curiosities' gifted to the University by Elias Ashmole (1617-1692).