Exhibitions, events and talks at The Oxfordshire Museum | Oxfordshire County Council

Exhibitions, events and talks at The Oxfordshire Museum

Admission to exhibitions at The Oxfordshire Museum is free.

Exhibition calendar

The Bodleian viewed from above.

Cameras in the sky exhibition

14 January 2017 to 26 March 2017

This collection of photographs shows Oxfordshire from above, featuring town and country, special events, industry and transport. The development... Read more

Everyone / Free

The Bodleian form the air.

Cameras in the sky workshops for community groups

24 February 2017 to 03 March 2017

We are offering a local history and creative writing workshop to complement the Oxfordshire Museum Cameras in the Sky exhibition. Join us in... Read more

Community groups / Free. Must be booked in advance.

Dr Janina Ramirez

The Private Lives of the Saints: Power, Passion and Politics in Anglo-Saxon England

25 February 2017

In this lecture Dr Janina Ramirez, cultural historian, broadcaster and author, explores the intersecting lives of everyone from Bede to Alfred the... Read more

Adults / £8

A statue of Alfred the Great

Rule Britannia: How Alfred the Great became a national hero.

11 March 2017

In this lecture, Dr Oliver Cox, Heritage Engagement Fellow at the University of Oxford, author and broadcaster, will explore the ways in which Oxford... Read more

Adults / £8

A silver broach in soil

King Alfred’s Coins: The inside story of the Watlington Hoard

18 March 2017

In this lecture Dr John Naylor, National Finds Advisor for Early Medieval and later coinage with the Portable Antiquities Scheme, based at the... Read more

Adults / £8

Download a leaflet

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

Museum talks

Friends of The Oxfordshire Museum

Regular lectures and talks are held by this registered charity which supports the work of the museum. Information about our lecture programme and autumn talks.

Victorian Oxfordshire Gallery

Discover life in Victorian times in our latest permanent gallery. Learn about Queen Victoria, the Great Exhibition, houses and homes, schools, religion, past times, farming and sanitation - don't miss the talking toilet. Read more about our workshops for schools.

Exciting new 3D exhibit

Now open in the Introductory Gallery is an exciting new 3D display of treasures acquired through the portable antiques scheme. This imaginative approach using innovative technology brings these small and intricate objects to life.

Children's activities

Family backpacks, trails, workshops and craft activities for children and families.

Those were the days - reminiscence sessions

Do you have memories of Woodstock and the surrounding villages? We have started a monthly group for people to meet up, reminisce about the old days and share memories.

Meetings are at 2pm – 4pm at The Coach House Learning Centre, The Oxfordshire Museum. Cost is £1 per person. Tea and coffee will be served. Events, dates and more information.

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Soldiers of The Oxfordshire Museum 

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

Last reviewed
07 February 2017
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