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 and events calendar

A group of men, women and children.

Discovering Wychwood: Living and Working in a Royal Forest

10 June to 17 September

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

A group of Vikings.

Heroes playroom

1 July to 17 September

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

Viking warrior poster

Heroes exhibition

1 July to 1 October

The Heroes - of the Viking World exhibition will give people of all ages the chance to discover some of the real-life ‘celebrities’ of...

Bird feathers

Fabulous Birds

17 August

Make a feathery model and find out about fabulous birds that live in the woodland of Oxfordshire. Visit the Discovering Wychwood Exhibition.

Two children hiding behind tree

Tremendous Trees

22 August

Create an arboreal home and find out about creatures who call trees home.

Coloured leaves

Lovely Leaves

24 August

Discover different trees and different leaves, make a colourful leaf mobile to take away

Dragon carving

Here there be Dragons

31 August

Visit our Viking encampment and the land of Noggin the Nog. Make a model of Grolliffe the ice dragon of Nog land

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20 Years of Treasure

23 September to 31 March

Revealing the stories behind some of the 300,00 archaeological objects reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Oxfordshire.

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20 Years of Treasure

23 September

Dr Michael Lewis FSA MCIfA, Head of Portable Antiquities and Treasure at The British Museum, will give the free lecture. Donations to the PAS...

A painting of Pablo Picasso

Peter Ross

30 September to 29 October

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


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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