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Uncover the real Oxford

The Museum of Oxford is the only museum dedicated to telling the story of Oxford and its people.

Uncover the real Oxford

Welcome to the new Museum of Oxford

Watch to find out how we’re using our brand new space to work with Oxford’s people.

A museum all about Oxford

The Museum of Oxford is the only museum dedicated to telling the story of Oxford and its people.

Visiting

Find us

Travelling here

  • By bus: Via Gloucester Green bus station. Many local buses stop on St Aldate’s road.

  • By bike: There are plenty of racks in front of the town hall.

  • By car: If you need to take the car we recommend using the Park and Ride.

Opening times

We're currently closed.
Monday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday
Closed

Contact us

Visiting

Find us

Travelling here

  • By bus: Via Gloucester Green bus station. Many local buses stop on St Aldate’s road.

  • By bike: There are plenty of racks in front of the town hall.

  • By car: If you need to take the car we recommend using the Park and Ride.

Opening times

We're currently closed.
Monday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Friday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday
10:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday
Closed

Contact us

What’s on

What’s on at the Museum including exhibitions, events, workshops, tours, family activities, and things to do from home.

What’s on

What’s on at the Museum including our exhibitions, museum events, workshops, tours, family activities and things to do while we are closed.

Stories of Oxford tours

2 November 2023 to 4 June 2024

A to Z of MOX: Family trail

2 April 8:00am to 27 July 5:00pm

Stories of Oxford tours

2 November 2023 to 4 June 2024

A to Z of MOX: Family trail

2 April 8:00am to 27 July 5:00pm

Museum blog

Delve into Oxford’s lesser known histories with our in-house blog.

Museum blog

This blog explores the stories of objects and themes in the collection, give you behind-the-scenes insights into what staff and volunteers get up to, and delve into the lesser-known parts of the city’s history.

Pink Times – A response to Section 28

3 April 2024|

🕑 11 min read November 2023 marked twenty years since the repeal of Section 28. Introduced in 1988, Section 28 was a piece of legislation prohibiting the discussion of homosexuality within schools.

Collection

The Museum of Oxford’s collection hosts an exciting range of archaeological and social history objects ranging from Roman pottery to marmalade jars.

Collection

The Museum of Oxford’s collection hosts an exciting range of archaeological and social history objects ranging from Roman pottery to marmalade jars.

2021-11-16T08:03:34+00:00

Police helmet

This is part of a marshal’s uniform was worn by Charles Fox and by Clement Burrows on ceremonial occasions (1924 – 1968).

Collection

The Museum of Oxford’s collection hosts an exciting range of archaeological and social history objects ranging from Roman pottery to marmalade jars.

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