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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.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Pitt Rivers Museum South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PP, England
+44 1865 270927
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Second visit to this fab museum ,last time 16 years ago pre kids! This time returning with two teenagers it didn't disappoint. Lots of skeletons, dinosaurs and other extinct beasts.The area at the rear hosts all sorts of fascinating displays to keep teenagers interested. Shrunken...More

Thank LindaSteve65
Reviewed 3 days ago

How did I miss visiting this fantastic free museum before? Now I will have to return, probably with a Grand child! The story behind the collection of the artefacts is itself part of the fascination. It was half term so we shared the museum with...More

Thank SarahC0805
Reviewed 4 days ago

During half term from school,my greatgrandson(age 10) and myself decided to visit the Pitt Rivers Musuem;it is a Natural History Musuem.It was busy as it was half term but you could walk around all the exhibits ok.The upstairs Café was full but got served alright,also...More

Thank richard e
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been to the Pitt Rivers museum twice now, one visit just wasn't enough. The place is crammed full of things to see, none of the interactive screen nonsense that seems to be infecting our museums these days. This remains a massive collection of items...More

Thank Taffwob
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took my grandchildren here, 5 & 8yrs old. There is so much to see and the kids can do a treasure hunt game which makes them walk all around the ground floor. They loved it and I found it very interesting, so much to see....More

Thank porchy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Pace yourself - this museum is crammed full of really interesting artefacts - whether it's guns, pharaohs, porcelain or a host of other specifics, this museum will delight all who visit and you have massive bonus of the natural history museum at the same time....More

Thank gagensl24
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visit regularly and love it! Interesting artefacts from all over of all types. Always hunt out the shrunken heads!

Thank Jo K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent day out and special thanks to Kieran one if the super staff who took more than enough time to explain several aspects of the museum to us and our daughter, fab day out.

Thank jeff d
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We have been to the Natural History museum before but had somehow managed to miss this museum. Thanks to the brilliant activity sheets for our 8 year old and the pointers from Kieran (a fountain of knowledge) we had a brilliant day out of the...More

Thank RiaG79
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pitt Rivers is a magical place and unlike any other museum I've visited. There is so much to see & it is all free. The building is beautiful! Great for a date or with friends of family.

Thank Lucy_1232014
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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
2 February 2016|
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
Connor B
22 February 2015|
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Response from Pat M |
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