Banbury Museum


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Spiceball Park Rd
Banbury
Oxfordshire
OX16 2PQ
England

Welcome to Banbury Museum! We are a family friendly museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal side. The Civil War, plush manufacturing, the Victorian market town, costume from the 17th century to the present day, Tooley’s Boatyard and the Oxford Canal, are just some of the stories illustrated in the museum. There are also regularly changing exhibitions and activities to ensure that there is always something new to see and do.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Monday - Saturday 0930 - 1700 Sunday 1030 - 1630 Bank holidays Sunday opening times Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day and Easter Sunday.

Charges:

ADMISSION FREE ( There is a charge for entry to temporary exhibitions )

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

◾Lift access from the museum shop on to museum floor ◾Lift access to all floors of the museum ◾Accessible toilet on the ground floor ◾Baby change facilities on all floors ◾Various parking options surrounding the museum ◾Cafe

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Touch exhibits

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