England’s first coffee house opened in Oxford in 1651, but the history of coffee in England dates back to the Ottoman Empire. Discover how coffee made its way to England through an exploration of both Ottoman coffee-related objects and English adaptations.

This exhibit, presented by the Ashmolean Museum, illustrate the fascinating and complex relationship between the two powers at the time.

This exhibit runs through March 16, 2020. Although free, tickets are required. For details, telephone the Ashmolean Museum at 01865 278112, email onlinetickets@ashmus.ox.ac.uk, or visit their website at www.ashmolean.org.