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1 april 2011

Exhibitions at the University of Oxford

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01 Apr 1101 Apr 12 (Add to calendar)
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Oxford University is home to a diverse and ever-changing programme of exhibitions. To find out more, explore the websites of our museums, galleries and other venues below.

Ashmolean Museum

Established in 1683, the Ashmolean Museum is the oldest museum in the UK and one of the oldest in the world. It houses the University’s extensive collections of art and antiquities, ranging back over four millennia.

Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments celebrates the history and development of the musical instruments of the Western Classical tradition, from the medieval period to present day.

Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library, the University’s main research library, is the second largest in the UK after the British Library. It has 120 miles of occupied shelving, 29 reading rooms and 2,490 places for readers.

Museum of the History of Science

The Museum of the History of Science is housed in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building. It contains the world’s finest collection of historic scientific instruments.

Pitt Rivers Museum

The Pitt Rivers Museum holds one of the world’s finest collections of anthropology and archaeology, with objects from every continent and from throughout human history.

University Museum of Natural History

The University Museum of Natural History houses the University's collections of zoological, entomological, palaeontological and mineral specimens. With 4.5 million specimens it is the largest collection of its type outside of the national collections.