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Specialty Museum
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The world's first university museum, the ornate, columned, and charming Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology sits on the campus of Oxford
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Distillery
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The Oxford Artisan Distillery (TOAD, previously known as The Spirit of TOAD) is the first ever legal distillery in Oxford, England. It is the
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See inside Oxford University, Harry Potter film site and the Bodleian Library on this authentic 2-hour Oxford student led tour. The tour gives you an insight into student life in this prestigious university and offers you in-depth history of many of the famous colleges and sights such All Souls College, Trinity College, Oriel College, Hertford College, Merton College, Radcliffe Camera, University Church of St Mary and many more.
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Natural History Museum
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Those who know it best call Oxford University Museum of Natural History the world’s “Cathedral to Science.” From the most complete remains of
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Specialty Museum
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Full of archaeological and anthropological scholarly achievements, Pitt Rivers Museum is also easy on the eyes. When you enter the main court
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Oxford

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Best known for its university, Oxford provides tourists with plenty to see and do. Many popular attractions, like Bodleian Library and Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, sit on the campus of Oxford University. Following in the footsteps of some of history's greatest thinkers remains one of the favorite things to do in Oxford for both tourists and residents.

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Where to stay in Oxford

An inexpensive alternative to Oxford's pricey hotels, historical college room lodgings provide visitors with an opportunity to experience the city's old-world academic atmosphere without having to pass exams. Offering more than just comfortable beds and warm meals, centrally located college B&Bs provide visitors with a glimpse into the ancient world of Oxford academia. These rooms are mainly available during school vacations, when students clear out of their dormitories. At other times of year, explore the varied world of Oxford's elegant hotels and private guesthouses.
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