Children's activities at Oxfordshire Museum | Oxfordshire County Council

Children's activities at Oxfordshire Museum

Crafts, family drop-ins, trails and holiday fun for children and families.

October half term

Tuesday 25 October

Where the wind blows, 2pm-4pm (3-9yrs) £2 per child.

Boy with protective goggles

Craft activities joint museums workshop with The Soldiers of Oxfordshire

Wednesday 26 October

Science Oxford Workshops

Let’s Go Fly a Kite, 10.30am-12pm (7-12yrs) £9 per child

Design and build your own kite.

Wonderful Wind, 1.30pm-2.30pm and 3pm-4pm (5-11yrs) £7 per child

Experiments with windmills, create your own hovercraft and discover how chocolate can teach us about flight!

Use this website to book the workshops.

Thursday 27 October

Lovely Leaves family drop-in fun activity, 2-4pm. Free event. No booking required

Friday 28 October

Kids Club at The soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum for ages 6-9yrs.

No parents! £30 per child. Book at / Tel: 01993 810210

Drop in sessions

TOM tots sessions at the museum
Every Tuesday 10.30 – 11am 
£1.50 per family group

Download a leaflet

For a full range of all the events please read The Oxfordshire Museum leaflet (pdf format, 258Kb)

Family fun

For families to enjoy during museum opening hours:

  • Hands-on, interactive gallery displays
  • Dressing up
  • Puppets, puzzles and colouring pencils
  • 3D glasses to bring treasures to life
  • Free trails, backpacks and explorer bags
  • Activities for under 5s with Tom the Sheepdog
  • Cosy reading corners
  • CafĂ©

Birthday Bunting Bonanza!

Free activity

Join Groovy Su, every Thursday in the summer holidays in the garden, 11am to 2pm

Dress for mess…we will be painting bunting to celebrate the 50 objects chosen for the Museum's birthday. These will decorate the museum inside and out for the Birthday Party in October!

Dinosaur garden and interactive dinosaur gallery

  • Meet our life-size Megalosaur
  • Explore our garden with its Jurassic plants
  • Feed the dinosaurs in the gallery
  • Dinosaur puppet theatre
  • Discover dinosaur bones, fossils and what they can tell us
  • Learn about the Shire of the Dinosaurs
  • Dinosaur DVD

More information

For all enquiries about children's activities call
Tel: 01993 814106

Or visit the our learning and access pages.

For additional information about school's educational visits:
Tel: 01865 300639

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Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum 

Exhibitions, events and activities at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum.

Last reviewed
03 October 2016
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