Oxford is singularly blessed with museums. We have a superb natural history museum (John Ruskin used to make a special trip daily just to admire the building) and world class art and anthropology centres in the Ashmolean and the Pitt Rivers respectively. We also have challenging cutting edge collections in Modern Art Oxford and independent galleries such as the O3, and an exciting original project at the Story Museum.
The Ashmolean is owned by the University of Oxford and celebrated its 300th anniversary in 1983. It is ...read more
Bate Collection of Musical Instruments Music Faculty
Oxford OX1 1DB Website Tel: 01865 276139
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 2pm - 5pm (apart from Easter and Christmas); also open Saturdays 10am - 12pm during University term. Wheelchair friendly.
A fabulous place for anyone interested in musical instruments to while away an afternoon. More than 1000 ...read more
Lecture theatre in the Museum. Closed to the public during 2013 while the roof is repaired. ...read more
Museum of Oxford: Explore Oxford Galleries Oxford Town Hall
Oxford OX1 1BX Website Tel: 01865 252351
Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm. Last admission 30 minutes before closing.
FREE museum telling the story of Oxford and its people from foundation in 810 to the present day. Twitter: ...read more
Small but perfectly-formed museum full of instruments and curiosities from 500 years of scientific investigations ...read more
Oxfordexplore.com is a free, multimedia museum on the streets accessible all over Oxford on your ...read more
Oxford Bus Museum/Morris Motors Experience Station Yard
Oxfordshire OX29 8LA Website Tel: 01993 883617 (Museum opening hours only) or 01296 337622 (at other times)
Opening Hours: Sun, Wed and Bank Holidays: 10.30am - 4.30pm. Last admission is at 3.30pm. Also open Saturdays between Easter and October Wheelchair friendly.
Buses and other vehicles of the past - rides, exhibits and information on how vehicles were produced ...read more
Will be closed for roof repairs throughout 2013. (The Pitt Rivers remains open.) So go and pat the cheetah ...read more
Open as usual! Althought the Natural History Museum will be closed the Pitt Rivers will still be accessible ...read more
Randolph Sculpture Gallery (Gallery 1), Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street Oxford OX1 2PH Website Wheelchair friendly.
Science Oxford Live 1 - 5 London Place
St Clements OX4 1BD Website Tel: 01865 810000
Opening Hours: Saturdays, 10am to 5pm, during Term Time; Monday to Saturday, 10am to 5pm, during local school holidays. Wheelchair friendly.
Small but groovy and well-funded exhibition and event space, where you - sorry, your kids - can play ...read more
The Oxfordshire Museum Woodstock. OX20 1SN Tel: 01993 811456
Opening Hours: Tue-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sun: 2-5pm. Mon: Closed Wheelchair friendly.
Now houses the Bodleian's hand printing presses where they are sometimes used at printing workshops. ...read more