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Examination Schools

Examination Schools High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, England
+44 1865 276903
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Where Oxford University students take their exams

This beautiful old building at 75-81 High Street is not usually open to the public, but look out... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Mary s
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Oxford, United Kingdom
Rather disappointing

I was quite sure it will be an amazing visit, that I will be able to see great interiors and... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
leuveen
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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The examination schools (1876-82) located on High Street are representative of fine Jacobean architecture, and were used as a military hospital during the two world wars.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
5 Mar 2017
“Where Oxford University students take their exams”
11 Sep 2016
“Rather disappointing”
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Examination Schools High Street, Oxford OX1 4BG, England
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This beautiful old building at 75-81 High Street is not usually open to the public, but look out for it during 'Open Doors' week at the beginning of September each year and occasional exhibitions. The 'Freshers Fair' is where new students meet each other and...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I was quite sure it will be an amazing visit, that I will be able to see great interiors and interesting architecture. But there is nothing like that, only the woodwork is worth mentioning.

Thank leuveen
Reviewed 17 July 2012

We had a wedding here on the 14th of July. I think some of the oxford uni students found it a bit hard going but having gone to university in scotland..i loved it. Gorgeous court yard for photos and lots of room inside for a...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2012

Spent some hard hours here . What was the fun in that . Building is of no great merit ( compared to the rest)

Thank JeremyMole
Reviewed 17 January 2012

probably most of the people who come in here from Oxford University are dreading it. If you are just visiting and are allowed to look round, definitely do so as part of a tour. you wouldn't spend much time here.

Thank NandPDidcot
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