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9. Christ Church College

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Christ Church College, Oxford

Christ Church College can be recognised by the distinctive 'Tom Tower' added by Christpher Wren in 1681 to house the weighty 'Great Tom' bell. The tower looms over the entrance to what is arguably Oxford's most prestigious college.
 
Albert Einstein, William Gladstone and no fewer than 12 other British prime ministers studied here. Other alumni include W.H. Auden and Richard Curtis.
 
The college consists of several different Quads, and has its own cathedral, library and a picture gallery containing works by many of Italy's finest artists from the 15th to 18th centuries, including Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo. 
 
The dining hall is the grandest refectory in Oxford, with a hammer beam roof and a set of stern portraits of past scholars. 
 
Christ Church College Address:
Christ Church
Oxford
OX1 1DP
England, UK

Christ Church College Opening Times:
Monday to Saturday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Sunday, 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm
Last Visitor Admissions are at 4.30 pm

Christ Church College Admission:
Standard Rate      
Adult  £6.00
Family Ticket  £12.00
Child (5 - 17 years), Student, Retired £4.50
 
Cathedral or Hall Closed
Adult  £5.00
Family Ticket  £10.00
Child (5 - 17 years), Student, Retired  £3.50
Cathedral and Hall Closed 
Adult  £3.00
Family Ticket  £6.00
Child (5 - 17 years), Student, Retired  £2.50 
                             
Children under 5 years old are admitted free of charge.
The admission charge includes an illustrated guide to College and Cathedral with details of other events taking place at Christ Church, many of which are open to visitors.
To make advance arrangements for larger groups and coach parties, please contact the Head Custodian or email.

T  +44 (0)1865 276492
 

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