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Museum of Natural History nominated for Museum of the Year

28 April 15 -- jsuess

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History has been chosen as one of six finalists in the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015.

The annual prize, which is widely regarded as the most prestigious award for UK museums, surveys museums and galleries across the UK and selects those which have demonstrated exceptional creativity and ambition over the past twelve months.

Oxford Museums provide free WiFi

26 March 15 -- jsuess

A brand new, completely free, Wi-Fi service is now available throughout the Oxford University Museums thanks to Super Connected Oxford.

Visitors to the Ashmolean Museum, Museum of Natural History, Museum of the History of Science and Pitt Rivers Museum will now be able to access free public Wi-Fi when visiting the museum.

As well as being a convenient service to the more than 2 million visitors who come to the museums each year, Wi-Fi enables the museums to enhance their offer, providing additional digital content, learning resources and information about the collections.

Day in the Life

9 March 15 -- jsuess

In a new video produced by the University of Oxford Public Affairs Directorate, take a look behind the scenes at what goes on at the Museum of Natural History.


Museum Autism visit resources

28 January 15 -- jsuess

This month the Oxford University Museum of Natural History have added new resources to their website to facilitate preparing to visit with a child with autism.

The museum is proud of its family friendly status but recognises that visiting with children on the autistic spectrum can be challenging. They hope that the resources below will help visitors feel more confident before they visit by providing a visual introduction to the museum and by highlighting some of its more sensory aspects.

Ashmolean Museum Mountmaking Service

3 September 14 -- jsuess

Due to an increasing interest in their display methods, the Ashmolean Museum is very proud to offer its services for Mount making, Object Installation and Picture Hanging at very competitive rates. Their dedicated team has accrued years of experience working alongside a variety of objects requiring bespoke display solutions. 

Please follow this link to view further information. 

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