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.

Science Oxford Workshops

Wednesday 26 October

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

Join the Science Oxford family team for a hands-on exploration of the amazing power of wind!

Boy with protective gogglesExperiment with windmills, create your own hovercraft to take home and discover how chocolates can teach us about flight.

This interactive workshop, designed as part of the STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival, fuses scientific thinking with artist flair to create an inventive hour of fun for all the family.

Let’s Go Fly a Kite, 10.30am-12.00pm (7-12yrs) £9 per child

Join the Science Oxford family team for a hands-on exploration of the amazing power of wind! Experiment with windmills, create your own hovercraft to take home and discover how chocolates can teach us about flight.

This interactive workshop, designed as part of the STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival, fuses scientific thinking with artist flair to create an inventive hour of fun for all the family.

Use this website to book the workshops.

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

Dinosaur
  • 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
Email: HOOH@oxfordshire.gov.uk

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Last reviewed
06 September 2016
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