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

A group of men, women and children.

Discovering Wychwood: Living and Working in a Royal Forest

10 June 2017 to 17 September 2017

Until the 19th century, West Oxfordshire was the Royal Forest of Wychwood. The forest ruled the region for over 800 years influencing its landscape,... Read more

All / Free

A group of Vikings.

Heroes playroom

01 July 2017 to 17 September 2017

Explore our Viking encampment area. The tales of Noggin the Nog; games and crafting activities will encourage visitors young and old to discover more... Read more

Children / Free

A group of Vikings.

Heroes exhibition

01 July 2017 to 01 October 2017

In this compelling exhibition discover some of the real-life hero ‘celebrities’ of the Viking world, including Eric Bloodaxe – last... Read more

All / Free

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The Friends monthly lecture

05 July 2017

The July lecture features Ashley Jackson. He will be speaking about researching and writing global and imperial history. Lectures are held at... Read more

/ Free to Friends, £4 for visitors. 

A view of the Oxfordshire countryside taken from the air.

Living Landscapes

15 July 2017

An exploration of Oxfordshire’s countryside, towns, and villages and their histories. Inspired by the Oxfordshire Historic Landscape... Read more

All / All day free event

A painting of Pablo Picasso

Peter Ross

30 September 2017 to 29 October 2017

Recent paintings by this Oxfordshire artist featuring churches in West Oxfordshire;local landscapes; and great artists and their work. Read more

All / Free

Download a leaflet

For a full range of all the events read the The Oxfordshire Museum leaflet (pdf format, 7Mb).

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
06 June 2017
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