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Museum of the History of Science: with a fascinating collection of clocks and scientific instruments
Museum of Oxford: with the history of the city, right through from prehistoric times
New College: much older than it sounds with many 14th century buildings
Oriel College: with its beautiful Jacobean Front Quad
Pembroke College: where Samuel Johnson studied before compiling the first English dictionary
Pitt Rivers Museum: with its world class collection of ethnological and archaeological artefacts
Queens College: with its impressive Front Quad and Chapel
Radcliffe Camera: James Gibbs' famous circular classical building - the principal reading room of the Bodleian Library
St Edmund Hall: one of Oxford's oldest educational establishments
St John's College: with its magnificent baroque Canterbury Quad and spacious gardens
Sheldonian Theatre: the first architectural scheme by Sir Christopher Wren (while he was Professor of Astronomy at Wadham College)
Trinity College: with its wonderful gardens
University College: founded in 1249, which claims to be Oxford's oldest college
University Museum
: with its internationally renowned collection of natural history
Wadham College: where eminent scientists met to found the Royal Society
Worcester College: with its impressive 18th century classical buildings

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Oxford 'the city of dreaming spires' is renowned for its magnificent architecture. Many of Britain's leading statesmen, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, poets and authors have attended the University over the centuries. Christ Church alone has educated 13 of Britain's Prime Ministers.

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