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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.

Plan your visit

Uncover the real Oxford

Plan your visit

Highlights

Apply for the Peter McQuitty Bursary

5 September to 30 September

Inside Oxford Town Hall

1 October 11:00am to 12:00pm

Memory Lane: Schools

3 October 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Highlights

Apply for the Peter McQuitty Bursary

5 September to 30 September

Inside Oxford Town Hall

1 October 11:00am to 12:00pm

Memory Lane: Schools

3 October 2:00pm to 3:30pm

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 open.
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

Plan your visit

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 open.
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

Plan your visit

What’s on

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

See what’s on

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.

See what’s on

Summer backpacks!

21 July 8:00am to 1 October 5:00pm

Apply for the Peter McQuitty Bursary

5 September to 30 September

Inside Oxford Town Hall

1 October 11:00am to 12:00pm

Summer backpacks!

21 July 8:00am to 1 October 5:00pm

Apply for the Peter McQuitty Bursary

5 September to 30 September

Inside Oxford Town Hall

1 October 11:00am to 12:00pm

Museum blog

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

Read our 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.

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Collection

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

View our collection

Collection

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

View our collection
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Florence Park rent book

With industry booming in east Oxford, necessary expansion led to an area of farm and marsh land being developed into the Florence Park Estate in 1933.

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Bank note

This bank note is printed with “Oxford Old Bank” and the overlapping arms of the University and City.

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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.

View our collection

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