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Museum Entrance

Museum Entrance

Details

The Ashmolean Museum is home to The Alfred Jewel - inspiration for the Inspector Morse episode, The Wolvercote Tongue, in which the Ashmolean was used as a set. The museum houses large collections of Ancient Greek and Ancient Egyptian artefacts - a tailor-made location for Inspector Morse to search for clues and inevitably solve another mystery.

Film name: Inspector Morse - The Wolvercote Tongue

Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Maximum group size 15.

Prices

Free entry

Degas to Picasso: Creating Modernism in France

Fri 10 Feb - Sun 7 May 2017

In works by Matisse, Manet, Chagall, Renoir, Degas, Léger and Picasso, this ground-breaking exhibition tells one of the most compelling stories in the history of art.

Oxford 01865 278112

 
 
 
Hiroshige's View of Mount Fuji

Fri 17 Feb - Sun 26 Mar 2017

Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858) created numerous woodblock prints of Mount Fuji over the course of his career. This exhibition highlights views of Fuji from several different series.

Oxford 01865 278000

 
 
 
Liu Dan: New Landscapes and Old Masters

Fri 17 - Sun 26 Feb 2017

Liu Dan (b. 1953) is one of China's leading artists, working in radically new ways with the traditional medium of ink.

Oxford 01865 278000

 
 
 
The Legacy of Alexander the Great

Fri 17 Feb - Sun 23 Apr 2017

Before Alexander the Great coinage was a phenomenon centred mainly on the Mediterranean world, but his conquest of the Persian Empire extended coinage to the east, creating one of the first international currencies.

Oxford 01865 278000

 
 
 
Hands-On Coins

Sat 25 Feb 2017

Handle historical coins from different times and places, with the help of our volunteer team. Every Saturday.

Oxford 01865 278000

 
 

Contact

Ashmolean Museum

01865 278000

Address

Beaumont Street,
Oxford,
OX1 2PH

Film/TV Location, free entry

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SP 510069  Lat: 51.75847 Long: -1.26248

Road Nearest major road is A40. Situated in centre of Oxford.

Public Transport Nearest station is Oxford. From the station turn left, walk up Hythe Bridge Street, cross over the bridge, turn left up Worcester Street, turn right into Beaumont Street. The museum is at the end on the left.

Facilities

  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired

Maximum group size 15.