The oldest museum in the UK and one of the oldest in the world, the Ashmolean houses the University’s extensive collections of art and archaeology, ranging back over 4,000 years. From Late Roman gold glass roundels from the Catacombs of Rome, to drawings by Michelangelo, Raphael and Leonardo da Vinci.
Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont St, Oxford, OX1 2PH
Distance: 0.7 mile walk (15 min) from Cotswold Lodge Hotel
Open: Monday–Saturday 10:00–17:00
Ashmolean Museum website: http://www.ashmolean.org/