Dig Into History!

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Dig into history and become an archaeologist with our family workshop: excavate old treasures, learn how to dissect a coprolite, and more!

In each workshop, you will get the chance to:

  • Handle archaeological objects and learn about where they came from
  • Dissect a coprolite and find out how to date it
  • Excavate an object using archaeological techniques

Sessions last one hour each and run at 10.30, 12.30 and 2.00pm

This workshop is suitable for children aged 5+


Tickets are available to buy via Eventbrite (with a booking fee) or in person from the Museum’s Gift Shop.

The Museum is accessible for wheelchair users and baby carriers. There is step-free, level entry access to the Town Hall is via the entrance closest to Carfax (to the left of the main steps as you face the Town Hall). Inside the Museum, Museum Makers is accessible via a platform lift and lift to the basement level. Accessible toilets are available in the Museum (close to Museum Makers) and in the Town Hall on the ground floor, before entering the Museum. Please contact the Museum team if you’d like to talk to a member of staff about your access requirements. Further access information can be found on our website: https://museumofoxford.org/plan-your-visit/access


Photo consent: Please be aware that photographs will be taken at this event for use in marketing. If you (or a member of your group) would prefer not to be photographed, please let a member of staff know during the event.

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