Built by CR Cockerell in a very free neo-Grecian style (1845), the Ashmolean had a new building designed by architect Rick Mather added in 2009, doubling the exhibition space. Nowadays, the Ashmolean is a university museum of art and archaeology, housing rich and varied collections encompassing the cultures of the world over a period spanning the time from Antiquity to the present day.
Address:Beaumont Street, OX1 2PH Oxford
Phone:+44 1865 278000
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm - Western Art Print Room: Tue-Sun 10am-1pm, 2pm-4.30pm - Eastern Art Study Room: Tue-Fri 10am-1pm, 2pm-4.30pm - closed 24-26 Dec