Children's activities at The Oxfordshire Museum | Oxfordshire County Council

Children's activities at The Oxfordshire Museum

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

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Things to do

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
  • Café

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


Tuesdays: 10.30 – 11am
Music, stories and rhymes for the under 5s.
£1 per child, £2.50 per family

Family fun drop-ins

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2 – 4pm
Fun and creative activities for all ages.
£2 per child, £5 per family

Event calendar

Title Date Price
Celebrate Chinese New Year 10 February 2.00pm Free event
Paper Prints 13 February 2.00pm £2 per child or £5 per family
Trash and Treasure family workshop 14 February 10.30am £3 per child or £7 per family
Treasure Hunters - guided family trail 14 February 2.00pm £1 per child
Magical Mobiles 15 February 2.00pm £2 per child or £5 per famiily

Last reviewed
03 November 2017

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