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The Oxfordshire Museum

A large 18th-century house in the heart of the  historic  town of Woodstock is home to the County’s collections. The Museum is bigger than you might think with eleven galleries displaying art, archaeology, local and natural history. Explore the County’s innovative industries from nanotechnology to…

A large 18th-century house in the heart of the  historic  town of Woodstock is home to the County’s collections.

The Museum is bigger than you might think with eleven galleries displaying art, archaeology, local and natural history.

Explore the County’s innovative industries from nanotechnology to nuclear power, and its past from the Jurassic to the Victorian period and beyond.

New in 2017 Anglo-Saxons in Oxfordshire: With pagan burials, Viking treasure and the craftsmanship of master sword makers, this exhibition explores the stories, life and battles of Oxfordshire’s Anglo-Saxons.

Throughout the seasons visitors can enjoy the  changing landscape of the walled garden, a  tranquil escape from the town.

Don’t miss the Dinosaur Garden  with Jurassic planting, including the rare Wollemi Pine, and life  size Megalosaur –  as big as a bus!

Who to contact

Contact Name
Museum staff
Telephone
01993 814106
E-mail
oxon.museum@oxfordshire.gov.uk
Website
https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/oxfordshire-museum
Notes

Fully accessible

Children's activities are available e during school holidays

Tuesdays: TOM Tots - Stories, songs and crafts for under-fives. 10.30-11am, £1 per child or £2.50 per family.

Tuesday & Thursdays: Family crafts drop-in sessions - this is a make and create drop-in session from 2-4pm, no booking required and there is always something to take home! £2 per child or £5 per family.

During the summer holidays there are also lots of extra activities for children - please check our website for more details.

Where to go

Name
The Oxfordshire Museum
Address
Fletchers House
Park Street
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX20 1SN
Notes

We have a lovely Museum Cafe offering light lunches, cakes, sandwiches and toasties - great children's menu available.

The Museum Gift shop selling educational toys, games and books.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Sundays 2-5pm. Bank Holidays 12-5pm
Time of day
Open all year

Other Details

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
Free Admission
Details

The museum is free to enter. There is a small charge for childrens craft activities.

Additional Information

Providing services to
0 - 4 years (pre-school)
4 - 11 years (primary school age)
Children
Adults

Last checked on 23/04/2020

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