Children's activities at The Oxfordshire Museum | Oxfordshire County Council

Children's activities at The Oxfordshire Museum

Crafts, family drop-ins, trails and holiday fun for children and families.

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Things to do

For families to enjoy during museum opening hours:

  • Hands-on, interactive gallery displays
  • Dressing up
  • Puppets, puzzles and colouring pencils
  • 3D glasses to bring treasures to life
  • Free trails, backpacks and explorer bags
  • Activities for under 5s with Tom the Sheepdog
  • Cosy reading corners
  • Café

Dinosaur garden and interactive dinosaur gallery

Dinosaur
  • Meet our life-size Megalosaur
  • Explore our garden with its Jurassic plants
  • Feed the dinosaurs in the gallery
  • Dinosaur puppet theatre
  • Discover dinosaur bones, fossils and what they can tell us
  • Learn about the Shire of the Dinosaurs
  • Dinosaur DVD

School holiday activities

TOMTots

Tuesdays: 10.30 – 11am 
Music, stories and rhymes for the under 5s.
£1 per child, £2.50 per family 

Family fun drop-ins

Tuesdays and Thursdays: 2 – 4pm
Fun and creative activities for all ages.
£2 per child, £5 per family

Event calendar

Title Date Price
Hanging Gadrens family fun drop-in 31 July 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
How does your garden grow? family fun drop-in 7 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
Clickerty Clack! family fun drop-in 9 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
Rub-a-dub-dub family fun drop-in 14 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per famiily
Flower Power family fun drop-in 16 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
Quack Quack! family fun drop-in 21 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
The tin of Peter Rabbit family fun drop-in 23 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
Scarecrow Jiggle family fun drop-in 28 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family
Vegetable Magic family fun drop-in 30 August 2.00pm £2 per child / £5 per family

Last reviewed
22 January 2018

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