Children's activities at Oxfordshire Museum

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

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©

May/June half term activities

Tuesday 31 May, 10.30am – 11am

TOM tots

Stories, songs and craft for the under fives
£1.50 per family group

Tuesday 31 May, 2pm – 4pm

Family Fun Drop in 

‘Lend a Hand ‘

Activity inspired by Woodstock’s glove making past.
£2.00 per participant

Thursday 2nd June, 2pm – 4pm

Family Fun Drop in

‘Picture Perfect’

Look at paintings in the museum collection; make your own art work to take home.
£2.00 per participant

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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Last reviewed
20 April 2016
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