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

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20 Years of Treasure

23 September to 31 March

The aim of the exhibition is to celebrate 20 years of both the Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities scheme and its contribution to our...


Oxfordshire Craft Guild - Christmas selling exhibition

18 November to 30 December

Featuring many of the county's leading contemporary craft designers and makers. Perfect for Christmas.    

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Lucienne Day

13 January to 4 March

A touring exhibition by Arts University Bournemouth, created in collaboration with the designer's daughter. Lucienne Day was a renowned mid-...

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Talk: Lucienne Day - A Sense of Growth by Jennifer Harris

3 February

Jennifer Harris is the former deputy director of the Whitworth Museum, holders of one of the country’s largest collections of Lucienne Day...

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British wildlife photography

10 March to 29 April

Showcasing the winning entries and runners-up form the 2017 British Wildlife                ...

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Raising horizons

21 March to 20 April

Portraits, posed by women working in the field today, of their historical counterpart. The exhibition brings to life forgotten women from the past...

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Talk: Trowelblazers and raising horizons

14 April

A member of the team behind the inspiring raising horizons exhibition will discuss what influenced them to set up the project.


Oxford textile artists

5 May to 3 June

25th anniversary exhibition will take you through wonderful range of colour, texture and stitch.  Both traditional and contemporary textile...

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Peter Rabbit – Mischief and mayhem

16 June to 8 September

Bunnies will be bouncing all over the Museum this summer, as Peter Rabbit hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition...


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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