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Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

University of Oxford, St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DB, UK

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About Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments is a collection of historic musical instruments, mainly for Western classical music, from the Middle Ages onwards. It has the most comprehensive collection of European woodwind, brass and percussion instruments in Britain. The Bate has over 2000 instruments from the Western orchestral music traditions from the Renaissance, through the Baroque, Classical, Romantic and up to modern times.


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Alice's Shop0.05km from Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

The Alice's Shop in Oxford is the authentic Alice in Wonderland Shop because it is part of the original story.  It was Alice's sweet shop 150 years ago.  It is now a gift shop selling gifts, souvenirs and memorabilia, all based on Alice.

Tom Tower0.16km from Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

Tom Tower is a bell tower in Oxford, England, named after its bell, Great Tom. It is over Tom Gate, on St Aldates, the main entrance of Christ Church, Oxford, which leads into Tom Quad. This square tower with an octagonal lantern and facetted ogee dome was designed by Christopher Wren and built 1681–82.

Christ Church Cathedral0.16km from Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral of the Anglican diocese of Oxford, which consists of the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. It is also the chapel of Christ Church at the University of Oxford. This dual role as cathedral and college chapel is unique in the Church of England. The cathedral is visited by thousands of people each year, who pray, worship or simply enjoy the stillness and profound sense of history it inspires.

The Story Museum0.24km from Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

The Story Museum is a museum in Oxford, England. It aims to encourage education and support community engagement by exploring all forms of stories.  The museum was founded in 2003 and initially operated as a virtual museum with no premises of its own. It coordinated several projects and exhibitions and worked and associated with authors and illustrators including Michael Morpurgo, Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman, Jacqueline Wilson, and Quentin Blake.

Folly Bridge0.24km from Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

Folly Bridge is a stone bridge over the River Thames carrying the Abingdon Road south from the centre of Oxford, England. It was erected in 1825–27, to designs of a little-known architect, Ebenezer Perry , who practised in London. The bridge apparently stands at the site of the ford over which oxen could be driven across the Isis, the ancient name of the Thames in the Oxford area.

Christ Church Picture Gallery0.29km from Bate Collection of Musical Instruments

Christ Church Picture Gallery is an art museum at Christ Church, one of the colleges of Oxford University in England. The gallery holds an important collection of about 300 Old Master paintings and nearly 2,000 drawings. It is one of the most important private collections in the United Kingdom.

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Oxfordshire is a landlocked county in the far west of the government statistical region of South East England. The ceremonial county borders Warwickshire to the north-west, Northamptonshire to the north-east, Buckinghamshire to the east, Berkshire to the south, Wiltshire to the south-west and Gloucestershire to the west.