The Ashmolean is the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, featuring Egyptian mummies to contemporary art, telling human stories across cultures and across time.
Britain’s first public museum dates back to 1683 when the politician Elias Ashmole left his collection of antiquities and natural curiosities to the University of Oxford. See astounding archaeological artefacts, pre-Raphaelite paintings, Egyptian mummies and Oliver Cromwell’s death mask.
Admission is free. Booking is essential.