Children's activities at Oxfordshire Museum

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

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Download a leaflet

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

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©

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

Arts Award – Discover

The long summer holidays are a perfect time to indulge in fun art and craft projects. Everything you need to complete your Arts Award is available at The Oxfordshire Museum:

  • a fabulous arts log
  • wonderful exhibitions
  • regular drop-ins
  • family activities
  • individual craft packs.

Purchase your arts log from the museum reception.  More information (pdf format, 164Kb).

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

Last reviewed
20 July 2015
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