The Pitt Rivers Museum

  • The Pitt Rivers Museum holds one of the world’s finest collections of anthropology and archaeology
  • Moai figure, Rapa Nui (Easter Island)
  • Professor Laura Peers wins the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for a partnership project with the Haida Gwaii Museum and artists Jaalen Edenshaw and Gwaii Edenshaw
  • A series of three workshops featuring highlights from the Museum’s collections, that focus on different aspects of photography: prints and printmaking (July); performances of projected images (August); and collecting practices (September).
  • The Museum is known for its dense displays however, the majority of the collection is stored in off-site facilities. Over the next two years, the collections housed at the largest of these facilities will be moving closer to the Museum.
  • Help the Museum to care for an extraordinary collection... Work with communities around the world... Conserve fragile objects... Continue amazing outreach and education programs... To inspire and inform. Help us to continue to be...the Pitt Rivers Museum.

Admission Free:

  • 10.00 - 16.30 Tuesday to Sunday (and bank holiday Mondays)
  • 12.00 - 16.30 Monday