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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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Facilities

Accessible Toilets
Baby Changing
Disabled Access
Dogs Welcome
Gift Shop
Groups Welcome
Hearing System
Picnic Site
Toilets
Credit Cards

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June 2019

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Museum Open 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Friday, 11am to 5pm Saturdays and 2pm to 5pm Sundays

Oxford: The War and the World, 1914-1919

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
£2.50 – £4.50

An exhibition highlighting the wartime experiences of men and women, be they ‘town’, ‘gown’, or from overseas. By focusing on individual stories the exhibition hopes to emphasise Oxford’s international connections during the First World War and helps to expand understanding of different types of war experiences beyond the trenches. Taken together, these stories show how varied Oxford’s war experiences were, encouraging us to consider the relationship between Oxford’s ‘local’ and ‘global’ history. Please see www.sofo.org.uk for full opening times and…

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July 2019

July 31 @ 2:00 pm - August 29 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, happening 10 times

SOFO Family Open Afternoons

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire 0X20 1SN United Kingdom
£2

Walk down memory lane with your grandparents at SOFO this summer! Every Wednesday and Thursday through the school holidays, come and explore our make shift air raid shelter, take part in make do and mend activities, and just enjoy the simple things in life! Create a work of art together, cooking up a sweet treat or discover something new in one of our nostalgia trails. Parents and guardians welcome too! £2 per child, grown ups go free! Every Wednesday and…

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