Pitt Rivers Museum








Mr. M and I went to the Pitt Rivers Museum (inside the Natural History Museum in Oxford). What an odd delight it was! The museum is on of those fascinating places that British people do so well (despite being started by that colonial mentality: "you savage do wonderful things, I shall take them away and preserve them far away from your savage hands"). It's all organized like an old-fashioned museum, all glass cabinets and crammed. I could have been there for hours. You get a torch on your way in to explore all the corners. There are no large explanation but tiny handwritten labels on the objects themselves. Mind you, the shrunken heads and so on weren't that lovely. But I'd recommend that if you ever happen around here, pay this curiosity-packed spot a visit.

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