Museum of Oxford2024-07-01T16:43:34+01:00

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.

A to Z of MOX: Family trail

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

Stories of Oxford tours

25 April to 28 November

Mini MOX: Morning Session

18 July 10:30am to 11:30am

A to Z of MOX: Family trail

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

Stories of Oxford tours

25 April to 28 November

Mini MOX: Morning Session

18 July 10:30am to 11:30am

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.

Twin Cities: Oxford and Beyond

25 June 2024|

🕑 9 min read The system of twinned towns in the UK is not one commonly known to the public, despite its long history dating back to the end of World War 2. Oxford is one of the leading cities in the UK for town twinning...

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.

2021-08-18T14:54:24+01:00

Tintin comic

1958 edition featuring TE Lawrence carrying out archaeological work.

2023-11-15T13:44:15+00:00

Gorget

Found by Matt Armitage in the River Thames at Godstow in north-west Oxford.

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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