oxford university museum of natural history


Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Oxford. The museum is small comparing to the Natural History Museum of London, big when compared to the Grant Museum of Zoology, which is what remained of the University of Zoology in London. The museum was not that exciting, there were big bones, small ones, stuffed animals, insect curations, minerals, etc. What was different was the anthropology section (last photo), which resembled the British Museum, things from all around the world were displayed neatly across the very compact space. 

Oxford University Museum of Natural History by Martin Beek on Flickr.

Charles Darwin, author of the Origin of the Evolution of Species by means of Natural Selection. Oxford Museum of Natural History.

Eurotrip 2015: Museums

Recently, I took a trip across the pond to visit my beloved in Oxford, England. I stayed for two weeks of sightseeing, socializing, fine dining, and quality time, and she generated a great deal of photographic evidence thereof. 

The photo above is a panoramic shot of the courtyard at Blenheim Palace, home of the Duke of Marlborough and birthplace of Winston Churchill. The Palace features generous and beautiful gardens and grounds, as well as a number of art exhibits and a museum of sorts dedicated to its own history, in particular the life of Churchill. 

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