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Mini Plant Oxford

Closed Now: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Plant Oxford is the birthplace and heart of MINI production. Manufactured to individual customer specifications, hundreds of MINIs leave the plant’s assembly lines each day, off to meet new owners in more than 110 countries around the world. Gain...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Eastern Bypass Road | Cowley, Oxford OX4 6NL, England
+44 1865 825750
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband booked this tour for a birthday treat for me - I also have an ordered Mini which is in production right now! We ended up with a personal tour for just the two of us. Our guide Leonal was very hospitable and informative,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gillsplace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a Tour today with our Local WI from Wheatley, Oxford. Leonel was our Tour Guide, and his enthusiasm and Knowledge shone through, and made our Tour most enjoyable. Our Group consisted of some Local people who had Family past, and present who worked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really recommend this visit with Terry.... 55 years working for mini.... he knows the plant by heart.... passion, passion and passion again Nothing to add ... this was perfect.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank arnaudakart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fascinating insight into how cars are manufactured and more so the Mini. Very well structured and designed tour, lots of information and great insights. Didn’t make we want to buy one though :)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the mini oxford plant tour as part of my apprenticeship with BMW group. It was extremely interesting seeing how the vehicles are made and produced. The tour was made even better due to having such a good tour guide, terry springer. He was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sophiekatecarlisle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 7 were lucky to have a 'private' tour, as there was no-one else booked at the same (early) time on the day we visited. As with so many attractions, it was our guide, Rojas, who brought it all to life. He had...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank avroff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, the tour guide, who was from New York, was brilliant - extremely knowledgeable and entertaining. We started the tour by looking at the production of the chassis and body shells - all done by robot. These robots are relentless and 100% accurate, and a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Normasnokas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very informative tour from start to finish. Our tour guide, Leonel, was friendly, funny and knowledgeable. He gave everyone in the group opportunity to ask questions as we walked around the plant. Interesting to see how the great British icon is made from a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's a two hour walking tour including up and down stairs. Our tour guide from New York (Lionel) was excellent....funny, knowledgeable....he knew how to entertain a crowd. Very interesting tour split into two parts.. the first... the robots building the body in white from stamped...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Flhrcitwotone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a day at the visitor conference centre for a meeting and the tour was at the end of our day of discussions. Terry was the gentleman that took us on the tour and having worked there over 50 years I think he knew more...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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23 April 2018|
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Response from mattbourne | Reviewed this property |
I think the little gallery/museum changes occasionally. the last photos I saw uploaded did have the Paul Weller Mini though. Might be worth calling them to be sure if you're making a special visit. The Gallery is free to... More
David S
28 June 2017|
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Response from dballoch | Property representative |
Hi David, There is no specific dress code for the tour, in terms of shoes as long as they are comfortable and closed (No sandals or flip flops) then there will be no problem! I hope you enjoy your tour! Cheers, Duncan
Marta J
2 May 2017|
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Response from Jackie_frenchie | Reviewed this property |
Don’t know as I did this with work colleagues so there were no children in the party.