These activities form part of the collective offer from the Oxford University Museums and Collections, and the current leaflet listing all of these events can be found at www.museums.ox.ac.uk/families.
Most of our family friendly activities are suitable for primary school age children, however we also run activities specifically for the Under 5s. Details of all upcoming events can be found below.
We have full toilet facilities, including disabled access and baby change facilities. We are also able to provide seating for breast-feeding mothers if required. All family friendly events are both wheelchair and buggy friendly.
Family Friendly Events 2017
Wednesday 15th February
Take a Fairtrade Break 11.00am - 1.00pm
Find out about the lives of farmers who provide our food. Make some tasty treats, play games and take part in activities run by University of Oxford plant scientists. Drop-in, suitable for all ages. Children free with paying family member.
Wednesday 15th March
Spring is Here! Under 5s event 10.30am - 12.30pm
Come along to look for signs of spring, share some stories and get some seeds ready to grow. Drop-in, suitable for pre-school children. Children free with paying family member.
Wednesday 12th April
Naturewatch 11.00am - 1.00pm
Find out about more about the natural world around us. Take part in crafts and activities and meet an invertebrate expert. Drop-in suitable for all ages. Children free with paying family member.
Wednesday 3rd May 2017
Teddy Bears' Picnic Under Fives Event 10:30am - 12:30pm
If you go down to the garden today…..Bring your Ted and your picnic and join us for a Teddy Bears’ Picnic in the garden. Plenty of gardening, craft, stories and sensory play too! Suitable for the under fives. Children free with paying family member.
Wednesday 31st May 2017
Nature in your Garden Family Friendly Event 11:00am- 1:00pm
What nature can we find in the garden? Find out how to encourage wildlife in your garden and make something to take home. Take part in natural art and craft activities and more! Suitable for all ages. Children free with paying family member.