Museums Resource Centre

Museums Resource Centre
Cotswold Dene, Witney Road
OX29 7QG





Social History




01865 300972


01865 300519

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Museum Resource Centre - view of building
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What's in store? The Centre houses the County's major collections of Archaeology, Social History, crafts and arts. It holds items from Bronze Age beakers to bonnets, boots, bills, billhooks and bullock carts.

It is a resource for new and changing exhibitions countywide, and for private and academic research.

It preserves Oxfordshire's past for Oxfordshire's future.

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Opening hours

The Centre is open to the public on Open Days or by appointment - please contact us for a booking. We welcome individual research requests or group bookings and can arrange to open in the evening or at weekends for booked parties.

Open Days 2011: Sunday 8th May and Sunday 9th October 10am - 4pm

Take a look behind the scenes and find out more about our collections. Guided tours throughout the day. Free admission and parking, disabled access.

Closed: UK Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Please note that there is a booking fee for special out of hours openings for pre-booked parties.

The Museums Resource Centre is home to a large and diverse collection. Objects representing Oxfordshire's history, archaeology, agriculture, arts, crafts and natural sciences are all here. The collections are available by appointment for research and study.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Industry, Natural Sciences, Social History