Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Oxford) Reviews
Description:The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections of zoological, ... more
Newest Review: ... entered the museum great hall we encountered a Shetland pony and a cheetah both available to touch immediately my children were hooked and the next generation began their love affair with this museum which has many exhibits available to touch and things for the children to do there are boxes to touch and see if you can match what's inside to the photo museum trails and paper to take and draw ... more
Customer Oxford University Museum of Natural History (Oxford) Reviews (3)
by - written on 26/06/12 (Very useful, 30 readings)
My daughters are 6 and 4 and so I decided we would visit Oxford and head for the museum a place I haven't visited since my own childhood but which I had fond memories of. Getting there: WE travelled in by car and then got the park and ride and then walked: There is some parking near the museum to take advantage of this best to be early but for full location details check the website www.oum.ox.ac.uk which also has printable maps I do recommend walking as there are some spectacular sights along the route and it makes for an extra adventure. Please don't touch: How many museums do you visit where this is the case well as we entered the museum ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/12/09, updated on 30/12/09 (Useful, 20 readings)
The Oxford University Museum of Natural History. It's a grand-sounding name, and with good reason: this is a grand museum. It occupies a fairly small space, but has so many treasures in you could easily spend an entire afternoon there. By the University Parks, (on the aptly named Parks Road, near Keble College; walking from St Giles, head east down Museum Road), this would be an excellent place to take the children on a summer's afternoon after lunch, or equally, on a rainy winter's day. Perhaps what captures the attention most straight away are the dinosaur skeletons, which certainly take pride of place. However, the exhibits range from the evolution of the horse, and .. Read the complete review
by - written on 25/05/09 (Very useful, 17 readings)
I write this review having only just visited the museum over the weekend as I decided to take my dinosaur-obsessed four-year-old nephew to see them. I also want to point out that we did not visit the entire building (which is attached to the Pitt Rivers Museum), just one of the main halls. Building and exhibitions: The museum is housed in a beautiful architectural building and the main hall contains a variety of material: dinosaur bones and skeletons; other skeletons including elephants, crocodiles, and deer; stuffed animals; and rock minerals. Within the main area there is also a shop and reception desk. As for the items, they are fascinating ... Read the complete review
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