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Ashmolean Museum
The museum’s rich collections include a display on medieval chivalry, and a fine collection of Pre-Raphaelite art.

Christ Church
Christ Church is one of the colleges of Oxford University, and also houses Oxford’s cathedral. The Cathedral’s stained glass includes windows designed by Edward Burne-Jones, and the college’s hall was famously used as Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter films.

The Eagle and Child, St Giles’
Pub where J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and the other members of the Inklings regularly met to drink and discuss their writing.

Exeter College
William Morris and Edward Burne-Jones were both students at Exeter College, Oxford. Later the College commissioned a tapestry of the Adoration of the Magi from Morris & Co., designed by Burne-Jones. It still hangs in the Chapel, built in the Gothic revival style by George Gilbert Scott.

New College
The chapel houses a large number of medieval carved misericords. One depicts a scene from the romance Yvain, in which the hero enters the gateway of a castle and his horse is cut in two by its portcullis.

Osney Abbey
Site of the Abbey where the manuscript of The Song of Roland may have been kept. Very little evidence of the medieval buildings remains. A plaque commemorates a man named Robert, or Haggai, a convert to Judaism who was martyred in Oxford in 1222.

The Oxford Union Building
Arthurian murals painted by William Morris, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Edward Burne-Jones and others are open to the public.

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