Visiting us

events programme

Opening hours: 10am - 5pm every day, admission free.

Easter closure: the Museum will be closed Sunday 5 April.

Café: the new Museum café is situated on the upper gallery over-looking the dinosaurs. There are child-friendly options available and families are always welcome. Please note that the café will be closed 15th - 17th April.

Access: there is no public parking at the Museum, although disabled facilities are available to registered users. There is a lift to the upper gallery for wheelchair access. Registered guide dogs are allowed in the museum. Download floorplan.

The museum has developed a set of resources for families with children on the autistic spectrum but potentially of use to other visitors with young children or additional needs. Visitors with support needs

Visiting as a group: it is essential for all groups planning to visit the Museum to make a booking. Please contact our bookings service on 01865 282451 or Bookings for international groups and language schools can only be made at these times:
Mon-Fri: 14:00 or 15:00
Sun: 10:00 or 11:00
See our booking information for details.

Light Touch

Light Touch is an exhibition of exquisite photographs of butterflies and moths from the Museum’s collection by Katherine Child. Please browse the images or download the exhibition leaflet.

All of the Oxford University Museums offer family friendly activities. To find out about current events download:
The Oxford University Museums family friendly leaflet

Enquiries regarding access to the Museum should be sent to:

Oxford University Museum of Natural History,
Parks Road, Oxford,

Telephone: + 44 1865 272 950
Facsimile: + 44 1865 272 970

The Museum is about 10 minutes walk from Oxford city centre and about 15 minutes from Oxford station. Locate the Museum on a map of Oxford

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