Museums Resource Centre | Oxfordshire County Council

Museums Resource Centre

Collection of objectsThe Museums Resource Centre houses the county's collections of archaeology and history.

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Archaeological finds

Collections include sites and objects from every period of human history.

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Pictures and photographs

About our Oxfordshire pictures, postcards and photographs.


The centre houses the county collections of archaeology and history.

Conservation work

We care for an extensive collection of museum objects.

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About the history collections at the Museums Resources Centre.

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Rural collections

The rural collections include all aspects of rural occupations in the countryside.

Textiles and costumes

The Oxfordshire Museum Service has been collecting textiles steadily since the 1960s.

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Loans, donations and bequests

How to donate or loan to your local museum or gallery.


Help keep Oxfordshire's history alive by supporting our work.

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Learning and access

A variety of opportunities which enable children and adults to handle real and replica artefacts.

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