Ashmolean Museum

/ (æʃˈməʊlɪən, ˌæʃməˈlɪən) /

noun

a museum, attached to Oxford University and founded in 1683, noted for its paintings and archaeological collections

Word Origin for Ashmolean Museum

C19: named after Elias Ashmole (1617–92), English antiquary who donated the first collection
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