The Oxfordshire Museum

The Oxfordshire Museum

Date of Adventure: 20 Dec, 2023

Dinosaur fans – this is your bag!

The dinosaur room is the star of the show here where you will find dressing up and interactive exhibits – spend hours in there feeding the dinosaurs, solving puzzles, reading books and learning interesting dino facts! The museum itself is full of interesting galleries and exhibits, many interactive, which tell the stories of the people – and animals – who have lived in Oxfordshire in the past. Visit Woodstock library whilst you are there too, it’s on the ground floor and is small but perfectly formed with a good children’s section.

Don’t forget to stop in to see the resident megalosaurus in the Dinosaur Garden just by the café, you’ll find him hidden amidst the Jurassic plants – can you spot the fossilised footprints too?

There’s all sorts of family drop-ins, and trails for children and families over Christmas, including the 12 dinosaurs of Christmas Trail, and most of them are free – check out the list here.

 

AT A GLANCE

Free
10am - 5pm daily and closed Mondays
Over Christmas the museum is closed on the 24-26th December, 31st December and 1st January 2024
No booking required
Cafe open
Accessible for all
16 minutes from Headington roundabout
Stagecoach Bus S3 and Bus 7
Paid for street parking or a limited number of 2 hour timed bays
The details

Website

Fletchers House, 14 Park Street, Woodstock, OX20 1SN

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