Founded in 1884, the Pitt Rivers Museum holds some of the world’s finest collections of anthropology and archaeology from across the globe and throughout human history.
Housed in its original Grade 1-listed Victorian building with its elaborate galleries, the collection is displayed in densely filled cases, creating a unique and magical atmosphere that retains its historical integrity.
Join a 40-minute guided highlight tour of some standout objects in the museum’s collections. The tour guides have selected 8 of their favourite objects to share with you!
Learn more about the history of the collections, how the museum started and where it is headed in the future. Hear little-known facts and histories of cultures from all over the world.
Indulge your curiosity by asking questions and discovering the stories behind individual objects amongst the myriad of artefacts on display.
Dates & times:
Tours are held every Friday at 3.00pm.
Adult – £5.00, Child – £3.00, Members – Free