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Uncomfortable Ashmolean - Museum Tour

Explore the 'uncomfortable' side of the Ashmolean Museum - the first public museum in England.

  • From 5 British pounds
  • Meet in Greek & Roman Sculpture Gallery, left when you enter the Ashmolean.

Tour Description

This tour highlights the contentious histories inherent in museum spaces, bringing forward discussions about colonial origins, object transferal networks, and requests for repatriation. Through the questioning of labels, displays, and exhibits, this tour asks participants: What is the purpose of a museum? Tour is recommended for children aged 10 years and older. ACCESSIBILITY: - Fully wheelchair accessible with moments for sitting throughout. Toilets available in the museum. - We do not have microphones or other amplifying audio equipment, but strive to accommodate diverse needs to the best of our ability. Please let us know of any accommodations required when you register.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule a tour, please contact us 24 hours in advance. Sometimes we take photographs on our tours for promotional purposes, for use on our website or social media pages. By booking with us, it is assumed that you consent to being photographed while participating in this activity. We always endeavor to avoid taking any images with faces visible. Your consent can be withdrawn at anytime before or after the activity, by emailing us directly.

Contact Details

Uncomfortable Oxford Walking Tours, Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, United Kingdom

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