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Oxford's Ashmolean Museum Oxford
This city is home to:
  • The Museum of Modern Art

  • Oxford University, started in 1249, has 39 colleges

  • Rock bands Radiohead and Supergrass

  • Authors Philip Pullman, JRR Tolkien, Lewis Carroll and CS Lewis

  • Sir Christopher Wren's magnificent Sheldonian Theatre

  • Artweeks, the largest visual arts festival of its kind in the country.

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