Exhibitions, events and talks at The Oxfordshire Museum | Oxfordshire County Council

Exhibitions, events and talks at The Oxfordshire Museum

Admission to exhibitions at The Oxfordshire Museum is free.

Exhibition and events calendar

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Peter Rabbit – Mischief and Mayhem

16 June to 8 September

Bunnies will be bouncing all over the Museum this summer, as Peter Rabbit hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition...

Ascott Martyrs Quilt

100 years of Suffrage - Ascott Martyr's

11 July to 23 September

A new display and gallery trail around the Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock is now open and marks 100 years of women’s suffrage. Both trail and...

Children's activities

Hanging gardens family fun drop-in

31 July

Carrots, lettuce and radishes...create your own vegetable patch mobile full of Peter's favourite things


Meet Peter Rabbits friends with Wild Science

1 August

Join Wild Science for a hands-on furry friends interactive session. Discover fun facts about their life in the wild, meet the animals and enjoy a...

Children's activities

Peter Rabbit family fun drop-in

2 August

Make your own model of Peter Rabbit and create a colourful garden for hime to hide in

Carfty fun

How does your garden grow? family fun drop-in

7 August

Make your own take away rabbit proof mini garden. Take it home and watch it grow

Spy School

Spy school with Science Oxford

8 August

Calling all junior detectives! Science Oxford will be here to help us reveal mysterious and invisible messages, decipher codes, figure out patterns...

carfty fun

Clickerty Clack! family fun drop-in

9 August

Make a colourful, noisy scarer to keep the birds and occasional rabbit! from eating your seedlings

crafty fun

Rub-a-dub-dub family fun drop-in

14 August

Learn about wash day with Mrs Tiggy-winkle and make a model to take home

crafty fun

Flower power family fun drop-in

16 August

Mr McGreggor's garden is full of flowers, create a colourful bunch of paper flowers to take home

Crafty fun

Quack Quack! family fun drop-in

21 August

Explore the world of Jemima Puddle Duck and make her a safe nest to keep her eggs in


Bunny love

22 August

Learn all about bunnies and how to keep them happy and healthy with The Blue Cross in their rabbit care and wefare workshop. Workshops: 11am -...

Crafty fun

The tin of Peter Rabbit family fun drop-in

23 August

Transform a tin with a creative Peter Rabbit theme to keep your special things inside

Crafty fun

Scarecrow jiggle family fun drop-in

28 August

make your own jiggly scraecrow to take home

Peter Rabbit TM

Big sulpture

29 August

Help create a fantastic sculpture inspired by the PeterRabbit stories. Get stuck in and make something amazing to be displayed in the museum and...

Crafty fun

Vegetable magic family fun drop-in

30 August

using Peter's favourite vegetables, print and make a colourful picture - dress for mess!

Ascott Martyrs Quilt

Over the Hill to Glory: The story of the Ascott Martyrs Talk

22 September

The Ascott Martyr's Quilt has returned to the county for the first time in almost 50 years and we are delighted that it has been joined by the...


Download a leaflet

For a full range of all the events read the The Oxfordshire Museum leaflet (pdf format, 7Mb).

Museum talks

Friends of The Oxfordshire Museum

Regular lectures and talks are held by this registered charity which supports the work of the museum. 

Victorian Oxfordshire Gallery

Discover life in Victorian times in our latest permanent gallery. Learn about Queen Victoria, the Great Exhibition, houses and homes, schools, religion, past times, farming and sanitation - don't miss the talking toilet. Read more about our workshops for schools.

Exciting new 3D exhibit

Now open in the Introductory Gallery is an exciting new 3D display of treasures acquired through the portable antiques scheme. This imaginative approach using innovative technology brings these small and intricate objects to life.

Children's activities

Family backpacks, trails, workshops and craft activities for children and families.

Those were the days - reminiscence sessions

Do you have memories of Woodstock and the surrounding villages? We have started a monthly group for people to meet up, reminisce about the old days and share memories.

Meetings are at 2pm – 4pm at The Coach House Learning Centre, The Oxfordshire Museum. Cost is £1 per person. Tea and coffee will be served. Events, dates and more information.


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Soldiers of The Oxfordshire Museum 

Exhibitions, events and activities at the Soldiers of The Oxfordshire Museum.

Last reviewed
21 June 2018
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