SPOTLIGHT TRAIL

This trail guides you through the Museum, stopping off at 12 highlight objects.

You can explore the trail on your phone or device by clicking on the object icons below, by downloading the PDF before your visit, or by picking up a physical copy when you arrive at the Museum.

The trail takes about an hour (or a bit longer if you pause to look at lots of other objects along the way).

 

 

Egyptian Mummy
Journeying to an afterlife
Level G: Gallery 24

 

Knossos Octopus Pot
An octopus at home in a palace
Level G: Gallery 20

 

Guy Fawkes’ Lantern
Remember, remember
Level -1: Gallery 2

 

Powhatan’s Mantle
First encounters in North America
Level -1: Gallery 2

 

Indian Bronze
Wielding an axe with grace and elegance
Level1: Gallery 32

 

Islamic Lamp
The light of the heavens
Level 1: Gallery 31

 

Samurai
Armour for a period of peace
Level 2 : Gallery 37

 

Alfred Jewel
Made for King Alfred the Great
Level 2: Gallery 41

 

Hunt in the Forest
Perspective Masterpiece
Level 2: Gallery 43

 

The Great Bookcase
Creating a medieval world that never was
Level 3M: Gallery 66

 

Turner’s High Street
A view of Oxford’s highstreet
Level 3M: Gallery 67

 

View from my Window
Camille Pissarro’s Garden
Level 3M: Gallery 65