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The Oxfordshire Museum

Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
01993814106 www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/museums

A large 18thcentury house in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock is home to the County’s collections. The Museum is bigger than you might think with galleries exploring Oxfordshire’s story from the Jurassic period through to Anglo-Saxons and Victorians. The Garden Gallery hosts an exciting programme of touring exhibitions – please check our website for details.
Throughout the seasons, visitors can enjoy the changing landscape of the walled garden, a tranquil escape from the town. Relax In the beautiful walled gardens perfect for picnics and don’t miss the Dinosaur Garden with Jurassic planting, including the rare Wollemi Pine, and life- size Megalosaurus – as big as a bus!
Meet friends & enjoy the Garden Café with hot and cold drinks, light lunches, snacks and delicious bakes and cakes. Browse the Gift Shop selling a range of gifts, educational toys, greeting cards and mementos of your visit. All proceeds from the Garden Café and Gift Shop support the museum services we offer.

Galleries

The Oxfordshire Museum is divided into separate galleries.

  • The Anglo-Saxons in Oxfordshire
  • Victorian Oxfordshire
  • Introducing Oxfordshire
  • Dinosaur Gallery
  • Woodlands
  • Changing Countryside
  • Roman Gallery
  • Picture Gallery
  • Innovation
  • The County Collection

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum is conveniently located on the same site as the Oxfordshire Museum. Learn about Oxfordshire’s county, the conflicts at home and abroad in variety of alternating exhibitions and lecture programmes

Gift Shop

The Gift Shop offers a selection of dinosaur toys, educational games, handmade jewellery, books, gifts and greeting cards.

Opening Details

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm Sundays 2 – 5pm Café last orders 4.45pm Open Bank Holiday Mondays 12 noon to 5pm

Prices

Free entry

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September 2017

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Peter Ross

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
Free

Recent paintings by this popular Oxfordshire artist will feature West Oxfordshire churches and landscapes and great artists and their work.

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October 2017

October 7, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Nick Shlee – From Drawing to Painting

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
Free

The exhibition is designed to help visitors to discover how one artist looks at a landscape and how he transfers what he sees to paper and from there to an oil painting. With the help of informative captions and some information panels describing the secrets of using colour, tone and line, the cumulative effect is a virtual ‘talk-through’ of the whole process of painting, Twenty paintings are shown, each accompanied by one or two preparatory drawings. This enables the viewer…

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November 2017

November 18, 2017

Oxfordshire Craft Guild Annual Christmas Exibition

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
OCG Woodstock

The Oxfordshire Craft Guild will be staging its centre-piece 6 week long exhibition at The Oxfordshire Museum in Woodstock running from 18 November until 30 December 2017 with over 30 crafts people showing their work, visitors can be assured of finding a range of quality handcrafted items to enjoy, and those looking to find unique gifts for Christmas will find a wealth of beautiful objects from which to choose from jewellery, glass, wood, textiles, paper mache, ceramics and more. Open…

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June 2018

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until September 9, 2018

Peter Rabbit: Mischief & Mayhem

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
Free
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Peter Rabbit hops, skips and jumps right off the page in this interactive exhibition about Beatrix Potter's most famous creation. Discover original illustrations and memorabilia and see how Potter turned her mischievous bunny into an international celebrity. Have fun and games with your favourite characters in the activity play room, visitors can have fun helping Mrs Tiggywinkle hang up the laundry or visit Mrs Rabbit in her burrow! Children can dress up as Peter, help plant carrots in Mr McGregor’s…

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April 2019

April 6 @ 10:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

Oxford Art Society Exhibition

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
Free
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The Oxford Art Society Members’ Exhibition is an annual selected selling exhibition showcasing paintings, sculpture and printmaking of the highest quality by artists in Oxfordshire, many of whom exhibit nationally and internationally- not to be missed!

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May 2019

May 4 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 5:00 pm

Matisse, drawing with scissors, late works 1950-1954

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom
Free
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French painter, sculptor and designer, Henri Matisse (1869-1954) This exhibition features 35 lithographic prints of the famous cut outs, produced in the last four years of his life and includes many of his iconic images such as The Snail and the Blue Nudes.

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June 2019

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. Visitors will fall down the rabbit hole and walk through the chapters of the book to run in the caucus race, play croquet with flamingos and hedgehogs, learn the lobster quadrille and find their own ‘mad hat’ at the Mad Hatters tea party. Objects from the Oxfordshire County Collections will bring…

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June 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until September 8, 2019

Wonderland: A wander through the world of Alice

The Oxfordshire Museum, Fletchers House, Park Street
Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1SN United Kingdom

This exciting, interactive exhibition for families created in collaboration with The Story Museum, Oxford, provides a new way to explore Lewis Carroll’s famous children’s book ‘Alice’s Adven