The Thames Valley Sights

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

  • Parks Rd. Map It
  • Oxford

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

This highly decorative Victorian Gothic creation of cast iron and glass, more a cathedral than a museum, is worth a visit for its architecture alone. Among the eclectic collections of entomology, geology, mineralogy, and zoology are the towering skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex and casts of a dodo's foot and head. There's plenty for children to explore and touch.

Sight Information


Parks Rd., Oxford, OX1 3PW, England

Map It




Sight Details:

  • Free

Published 08/30/2016


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in The Thames Valley

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss

No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.