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. 

The Struggle and the Dream

Bodleian Library Exhibition

8 January -22 February

300 Years of Science & Philanthropy

Bodleian Library, 28 November 2014-20 March 2015

Explore magical reading rooms, including Duke Humfrey’s Library used in the Harry Potter films. Walk in the footsteps of 5 kings, 26 prime ministers, C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and many other famous scholars...

Our new, free app is now available to download for iPhone and Android, featuring top objects from each museum, upcoming events, maps, and floorplans

The Pitt Rivers Museum has embarked upon an ambitious 5 year redisplay and community engagement project

Find out what's on

 events calendar

A regular programme of events for families and other visitors, as well as an exciting range of special exhibitions


Plan your visit

oxford highlights

The best ways to get here and how to find your way around so that you can fit more than one museum in to your trip



Artefact website

An artist's resource inspired by the Museums (the link to this website will open in a new tab)