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Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

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Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
01993 810 210 www.sofo.org.uk

SOFO offers visitors engaging and immersive experiences through a changing exhibitions programme and main galleries including a recreated Great War trench, a mock up section of a Horsa Glider from D Day and Afghan Alley.
The galleries take visitors through the life of a ‘21st Century Soldier’, the ‘Blood and War’ of the frontline, Winston Churchill and the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars and the ‘Liberation of Bergen-Belsen’ by the Oxfordshire Yeomanry as well as ‘Prisoners of War, at Home and Abroad’.
For visiting children, the SOFO offers an under-fives den, Kids Art Cart, trails and quizzes as well as dress up, feely boxes and code breaking!

Please visit the website for event listings and information on how to research your soldier from the unique archive covering the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire light Infantry and the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars.

Dates for the Diary:
Oxfordshire Remembers Part 2: Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund SOFO’s closing exhibition on the Centenary of the Great War charts the impact of the war for Oxfordshire during 1916-1918 and the key moments for the county’s two regiments. Using narratives and artefacts previously untold and unseen, the exhibition will blend the personal with the world’s account of the First World War. The exhibition will close in November 2018.

Opening details

Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm. Last entry 4.15pm
Saturday 11am-5pm. Last entry 4.15pm
Sunday 2-5pm. Last entry 4.15pm

Prices

Adult: £4.50
Concession: £3.80
Child (5-16): £2.50
Child (under 5): Free

Family Tickets, Annual Passes and special rates for pre-booked groups also available.

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Accessible Toilets
Baby Changing
Disabled Access
Dogs Welcome
Gift Shop
Groups Welcome
Hearing System
Picnic Site
Toilets
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September 2018

A Medieval Mosaic – Guinness World Record Winning Bayeux Tapestry Re-creation

September 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Exhibition available throughout regular museum opening times. Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 11am-5pm, Sundays 2pm - 5pm.
Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
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The Medieval Mosaic is a re-recreation of the Bayeux Tapestry handcrafted from 3 million pieces of spring steel. The mosaic, created by Michael A. Linton, is 64 metres long, weighs 350kg and took 33 years to complete. It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest steel mosaic. In 2005 Michael added an 8 metre 'Finale Section' which depicts events leading up to the crowning of William the Conqueror on Christmas Day 1066. In 2012,…

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