The Oxfordshire Museum

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Situated in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock, the award-winning redevelopment of Fletcher's House provides a home for the new County museum.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Tues-Sat 10:00-17:00
Sun 14:00-17:00

Closed: Mondays

Admission charges

Admission Free

Getting there

By road: Via A44 Oxford to Evesham. Turn into Woodtsock town centre.
By Bus: S3 fron Oxford, 242 from Witney.

Collections of local history, art, archaeology, landscape and wildlife as well as a gallery exploring the County's innovative industries from nuclear power to nanotechnology. Interactive exhibits offer new learning experiences for visitors of all ages.

Collection details

Archaeology, Natural Sciences, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Treasure from Trash

Treasure from Trash

  • 21 July — 1 November 2015 *on now

Discover innovative and creative ways of re-using our rubbish, with colourful items from all over the world this exciting exhibition is packed to the rafters with great ideas.

Suitable for

  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17
  • 18+
  • Any age

Website

https://www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/cms/public-site/museums

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Rabbit

Family Drop-ins - I'm Late, I'm Late!

  • 4 August 2015 2-4pm

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice in Wonderland. Make a wooden spoon white rabbit character from the story and see a dress which belonged to the real Alice.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15

Admission

£2 per person

Children

Family Drop-ins: Meet the RSPB

  • 6 August 2015 10am-4pm

Come and meet the RSPB team, make a bird feeder and do a wildlife quiz.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Admission

£2 per person

Trash robot

Family Drop-ins: Trash Talking

  • 11 August 2015 2-4pm

In partnership with the Soldiers of Oxfordshire museum, join our junk modelling jamboree, linking wartime thrift with our Treasures from Trash exhibition!

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£2 per person

Discover

Family Drop-ins: Shake, Bottle, and Roll

  • 13 August 2015 2-4pm

Learn ways to transform and up-cycle an empty plastic drink bottle into a musical shaker and fun piece of art.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15

Admission

£2 per person

Children

Family Drop-ins: You Deserve a Medal!

  • 18 August 2015 2-4pm

Are you an ace recycler? Use everyday waste materials to make yourself a medal to wear. Visit our 'Treasures from Trash' exhibition. Joint event with the Soldiers of Oxfordshire museum

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15
  • 16-17

Admission

£2 per person

Wildlife

Family Drop-ins: Inrecible Insects

  • 20 August 2015 2-4pm

Alice met the Rocking-Horse-Fly in the story 'Through the Looking-Glass'. See the dress worn by the real Alice and make your own amazing insect.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13

Admission

£2 per person

Creative

Family Drop-ins: Reuse, Recycle, and have fun

  • 25 August 2015 2-4pm

Visit our 'Treasures from Trash' exhibition and make something fun to take home.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15

Admission

£2 per person

Dinosaur

Family Drop-ins: Dinosaurs on a plate

  • 27 August 2015 2-4pm

Make your own dinosaur landscape on a paper plate. Visit our Dinosaur Garden and see real dinosaur footprints.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 5-6
  • 7-10
  • 11-13
  • 14-15

Admission

£2 per person

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

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Getting there

By road: Via A44 Oxford to Evesham. Turn into Woodtsock town centre.
By Bus: S3 fron Oxford, 242 from Witney.

The Oxfordshire Museum
Fletcher's House
Park Street
Woodstock
Oxfordshire
OX20 1SN
England

Website

www.tomocc.org.uk

E-mail

oxo.museum@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Telephone

01993 811456

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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