The world's first university museum is the Ashmolean Museum situated in Oxford, England. The museum is an art and archaeology museum that was established in 1683. It was named after Elias Ashmore who donated a collection of objects to the university. The current museum building was erected in the mid 19th century to a classical style, it was renovated and reopened in 2009. It is a popular place with people who have an interest in art with an array of exhibitions focusing on different genres of art.
The museum is situated in the city centre. It is a 10-15 minute walk away from ‘Oxford’ train station. The 2 bus stops close to the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open from 10am-5pm daily. Admission is free.