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Museum of Oxford, Oxford

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  • Nice little museum but not well signposted or advertised from outside. Would not have noticed it as it is inside the oxford town hall building. Good interactive virtual tour of oxford for kids on a sm...  more »
  • My guide book gave the impression that there was a lot to see at this museum but apparently it has been "defunded" according to the person on the reception desk and now only consists of a couple of ro...  more »
  • The Museum of Oxford is the only museum dedicated to telling the story of Oxford and its people. Some of the objects on permanent display are St Frideswide's Grave Slab, Alice Lidell's Red Cross Servi...  more »
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  • I have been going to this museum since I was a kid and it's still as interesting now as it was now, don't take any notice of some of these reviews saying 'oxford could do better' it's not the size of the museum it's the wealth of information they have to offer and this LITTLE museum packs a lot into a tiny place! well worth visiting
  • Quite disappointed with my recent trip to the Museum of Oxford. It's incredibly small, consisting of just two rooms which are about the size of an average bedroom! There is a random array of items from Oxford's past on display, but not enough information to go with them. With so many visitors to Oxford, it deserves a better museum than this. OK for 15 minutes, but nothing more.
  • Strange place; I could only find 2 rooms that made up the museum - did I miss some more perhaps? Oxford deserves a better museum. Very friendly staff though.
  • This is a tiny and clearly underfunded museum, which fails to give any impression of what Oxford was like in the past. Surely all these rich colleges could put some space and money aside for a better show?
  • Very nice