Vanbrugh House




Oxford is the scholarly capital of the UK and it is the perfect place to embrace culture and visit its many fascinating museums during your stay at our boutique Oxford hotel, for a fun and educational day out.

Oxford Museum of Natural History

Founded in 1860 and housed in ornate neo-Gothic architecture the Oxford Museum of Natural History holds Oxford University’s collections of zoological and geological specimens. Its exhibits include the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the Dodo and the swifts in the tower. The museum is only a 15-minute walk from Oxford city centre, close to our Oxford hotel.

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Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

Whilst you stay at our boutique Oxford hotel then why not visit the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford University’s museum of art and archaeology. It’s the perfect day out for art enthusiasts and culture vultures alike. Founded in 1683, the museum has world famous collections ranging from contemporary art to Egyptian mummies. Its exhibitions strive to tell human stories throughout the ages.

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The Story Museum

If you’re looking for a family day out near our boutique Oxford hotel then the unique and charming Story Museum is the perfect place to take the kids. The museum offers seasonal exhibitions on the art of children’s literature and storytelling, a range of spaces and activities including a World Stories Room for live storytelling, Time for Bed, a starlit bedtime story world and The Changing Room, a fun room dedicated to dressing up for kids and adults! Also, visit the Film Den for classic television and film adaptations of their favourite stories. Experience this truly enchanting day out when you stay at our Oxford hotel.

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Vanbrugh House Hotel, a boutique hotel in Oxford, is ideally located in the centre of Oxford, near to the area’s top Oxford museums, Oxford theatres and Oxford bars. To check availability, email us or call us on 01865 244 622.

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