Children's activities at The Oxfordshire Museum

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

To comply with current COVID -19 restrictions the Museum is closed until further notice, but you can still keep in touch by following us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook @oxonmuseum.

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

To comply with COVID -19 restrictions the Dinosaur gallery is currently closed, but you can still visit the Dinosaur Garden

  • Meet our life-size Megalosaur
  • Walk in the footprints of the dinosaurs
  • Explore our garden with its Jurassic plants
  • Watch the Dinosaur DVD in the Ark Gallery


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