Dates:

1117
University of Oxford established

1320s
First University library established

1550s
3 Protestant martyrs burned in central Oxford

1602
Bodleian Library founded

1683
Ashmolean Museum founded on site of current Museum of History of Science

1860
O.U. Museum of Natural History completed

1884
General Pitt Rivers donates collection to University

1965
Museum of Modern Art opened

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Key:

1. Ashmolean

2. Oxford University Museum of Natural History

3. Pitt Rivers
Museum

4. Bodleian
Library

5. Museum of
History of Science

6. Museum of
Oxford

7. Museum of
Modern Art

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Opening Times:

1. Open 10:00 until 17:00 Tuesdays to Saturdays, 14:00 to 17:00 on Sundays. Admission free.
2/3. Open from 12:00 to 17:00 every day Admission free.
4.Open weekdays 09:30 - 16:45, Saturdays 09:30 -12.30. Free admission.
5. Open Tuesday to Saturday 12:00 to 16:00 Free admission
6. Open Tuesday to Friday 10:00 to 16:00, Saturday 10:00 to 17:00 and Sunday 12:00 to 16:00. Admission: adults £2, children 50p.
7.The Museum of Modern Art Oxford is temporarily closed for changes to the building. For further information or to join their free mailing list please tel. 01865 722733. They reopen November 10 2002.

Useful numbers:

1. Tel: 01865 278000
2. Tel: 01865 272950
3. Tel: 01865 270927
4. Tel: 01865 277213
5. no phone
6. Tel: 01865 252761
7. Tel: 01865 722733