Pitt Rivers Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Oxford
9 / 10

8 expert reviews

“More than half a million intriguing archaeological and anthropological items from around the globe.”

– Fodor's

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Housed in a glorious Victorian Gothic building with slender, cast-iron columns, ornate capitals and a soaring glass roof, the University Museum is worth a visit for its architecture alone." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"One of the world's top ethnographic collections, comprises a dizzying array of objects." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
1 Star
"This anthropological collection is housed next to the natural history museum." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"A true experiential museum, it makes you feel as if you've been the intrepid explorer for a few hours." Full review
Atlas Obscura Atlas Obscura
"Ancient Egyptian wigs, South American feather headdresses, a bounty of anthropological artifacts in Oxford.  " Full review
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