familieschannelMuseums & galleries
Town Museum, situated in the magnificent 17th Century Grade 1 Listed County Hall, contains exhibitions describing the archaeological and social history of Abingdon. Abingdon County Hall Museum welcomes family groups and people of all ages to take part in our trails and activities.
County HallMarket PlaceAbingdonOxfordshireOX14 3HG
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology – one of the most important museums of art and archaeology in Britain. The collections span the civilisations of east and west, charting the aspirations of humankind from the Neolithic era to the present day. Among its treasures are…
Beaumont StreetOxfordOxfordshireOX1 2PH
The Bampton Community Archive was created with the aim of collecting and preserving Bampton’s social history, past and present. Bampton Archive is based in the Vesey Room of the Old Grammar School Building, which some people will recognise because it was used as the ‘Hospital’…
The Old Grammar SchoolChurch ViewBamptonOxfordshireOX18 2NE
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Welcome to Banbury Museum! We are a family friendly museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal side. The Civil War, plush manufacturing, the Victorian market town, costume from the 17th century to the present day, Tooley’s Boatyard and the Oxford Canal,…
Castle QuaySpiceball Park RoadBanburyOxfordshireOX16 2PQ
The Bate Collection of Musical Instruments, in the Faculty of Music at Oxford University, is the most comprehensive collection in Britain of European woodwind, brass and percussion. There are on display more than a thousand instruments, by all the most important English, French and German…
Faculty of MusicSt Aldate'sOXFORDOX1 1DB
The Bishops Palace site dates from the 12th century. The archaeological remains of the great hall and other features are exposed under a modern roof. There is a small interpretation centre with a modle of the Palace at the height of its importance.
Mount HouseChurch GreenWitneyOxfordshireOX28 4AZ
The museum collects today for tomorrow, items with a Bloxham significance particularly related to the period when Bloxham was a self-supporting community. There is a new exhibition every year so our visitors are able to access as much of the collection as possible. Our exhibitions are…
ThatchersChurch StreetBloxhamBanburyOxfordshireOX15 4ET
Why not come to Charlbury Museum, one of the finest small museums in the county? Its five rooms are crammed with exhibits revealing the history of this ancient market town. There is plenty here to interest both adults and children. We also have a large…
Charlbury MuseumMarket StreetCharlburyChipping NortonOxfordshireOX7 3PN
Free school holiday Wednesday events on a 'drop-in', 'first come, first served' basis. These 30 minute sessions are suitable for children from 5 years upwards. We require that a parent be present throughout the session. Normal museum admission prices apply.
Pendon MuseumHigh StreetLong WittenhamAbingdonOxfordshireOX14 4QD
An independent museum located on the first floor of the 19th century Chipping Norton Co-op Society Meeting Hall and run by the local history society. The museum houses a large collection of artefacts related to Chipping Norton and its activities. On display are Prehistoric and…
Chipping Norton Museum, 4High StreetChipping NortonOxfordshireOX7 5AD