The Oxford University Museums and Collections are proud of their role in "promoting a tolerant and diverse society"...

What's it like explaining how worms age to visitors at one of our Super Science Saturday events?

In January, volunteer Holly helped with the first in a new series of Touch Tours: part of the project, 'Sensing Culture: Revealing the Oxford University Museums for the Blind and Partially Sighted' 

Volunteers recently joined museum and department staff for a new family event. From maps to minerals and earthquakes to earthworms, there was plenty to discover!

Oxford University Museums offering a series of fully funded Doctoral Studentships

National Museums Directors Council asks why we love museums...

Find out what volunteers have been getting up to in the past few months...


Read all about where we go to on Community Outreach in our new quarterly newsletter.


Community Outreach helps develop new guides for families with children with Autism.

Read the Community Outreach Service report on the motivations and benefits for community groups engaging with our museums. 

Read our Me, Myself & Manet blog which documents our outreach activities around Manet’s Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus at the Ashmolean. 

Pitt Rivers volunteer guides have highlighted the truly international nature of WWI using wartime objects in the collection.

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