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Banbury Museum & Gallery

Spiceball Park Road
Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ United Kingdom
01295 236165

Our permanent collections demonstrate the history of Banbury from the Civil War and vibrant Victorian Market town to the modern day. Our Pye gallery that showcases an ever-changing exhibition programme, so there is always something new to see and learn about at Banbury Museum & Gallery.

Accessed via Castle Quay shopping centre, there is plenty of parking and accessible parking a short walk away. The Museum is fully accessible, and our friendly staff are on hand to offer any help or assistance.

Our Museum shop (closed Sept 2021 for redevelopment) carefully sources beautiful ranges of lifestyle gifts and greetings cards, working with small brands and local makers our displays are inspiring and offer you that something different.

Enjoy a cup of tea and slice of cake in our onsite café with a view of the canal side. Take time out of your busy day to watch the canal boats pass and moor up at our neighbours, Tooleys historic boatyard.

We run an exciting and popular programme of children’s crafts and activities throughout the year which cater for pre-schoolers upwards.

Check out our website or social media to find out the latest news! Follow us on twitter, Facebook and Instagram. @banburymuseum.

 

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Sat 10am-5pm
Sun 11am-3pm

 

Price:

Free

(Some charges applicable for temporary exhibitions & events)

Events

August 2021

August 12 @ 10:00 am - October 29 @ 4:00 pm

I grew up in the 80’s

Banbury Museum & Gallery, Spiceball Park Road
Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ United Kingdom
£5.00

A chance to wallow in nostalgia! Travel back to a childhood spent in 1980’s Britain. Revisit the vibrancy, quirkiness and innovation that defined the decade. From Betamax to the BMX, the Rubik’s Cube to the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, the Thompson Twins to Transformers. I Grew Up 80s showcases a wide array of wonderfully preserved objects and encompasses, toys, technology, sport, fashion, food, film, books, TV, and more. Look back at objects that many people either owned or perhaps desperately wanted…

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August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

From Outer Space

Banbury Museum & Gallery, Spiceball Park Road
Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ United Kingdom
£5.00

4 activities and crafts to do in 1 session! Travel around the Museum completing the activities as you go. You’ve got 2hrs 30mins to complete all the activities and crafts, so come early to fit them all in! Children aged 3+ Little ones are welcome but may need adult assistance for the activities. There will be free paper and crayons available Booking is required via our website www.banburymuseum.org

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August 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Build It

Banbury Museum & Gallery, Spiceball Park Road
Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ United Kingdom
£3.00

Get stuck in with Lego & Duplo Make the most of our large collection for a session of free-style play. The best bit is you don’t have to clear up! Suitable for everyone Booking via our website required

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Facilities

Accessible Toilets
Baby Changing
Disabled Access
Gift Shop
Groups Welcome
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