Witney and District Museum

Exterior view of stone house
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The museum is situated in a traditional Cotswold stone building that was formerly the home of Malachi Bartlett, a prolific Victorian builder. The ground floor contains a large gallery containing local history displays, while the upper floor contains a large gallery used for temporary displays and two smaller rooms, one of which is furnished as a traditional Witney kitchen of circa 1953.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive, Gallery

Opening hours

Tues-Sat 1000-1600
Sun 1400-1600

Admission charges

Adults: Free
Accompanied children: Free
Friends: Free


  • Museums Association

Additional info

Free car parks are available nearby. There is partial access for the disabled (ground floor only). Local history publications, etc., can be purchased in a small shop.

The collections reflect the social, industrial and military history of the township of Witney and the surrounding area. Local industries such as blanket-making and brewing are represented, and there are, in addition, large archive and photographic collections.

Collection details

Archives, Aviation, Land Transport, Photography, Religion, Science and Technology, Social History, Toys and Hobbies, Weapons and War, Industry

Witney and District Museum
75 High Street
OX28 6JA






01993 775915

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