Oxford University Museum Of Natural History (Oxfordshire, SE England) – Family Friendly Museum Award Winner

The museum exhibits the complete remains of a Dodo – if that’s not reason enough for a visit, we don’t know what is!  The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University’s scientific collections of zoological, entomological and geological specimens. The Museum itself is a Grade 1 listed building, renowned for its spectacular neo-Gothic architecture. Among its most famous features are the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, and the Swifts in the tower.

Admission to the Oxford University Museum Of Natural History is free.

Families – don’t forget to check out the “Learning Zone” on their website.

Closed to the public in 2013 for roof restoration.

Have you been to Oxford University Museum Of Natural History in Oxford (Oxfordshire, South East England) with your family? Please leave a quick comment below to let us know what you thought.


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Janis is a cheery and versatile digital expert with a healthcare background, usually seen either geeking out or sprinting through North London trying to catch her kids, Mads and Danger Boy. Thanks to her two boisterous rascals, she has become an expert in soft play areas, parks, energetic music classes, and where to get a stiff drink once they’ve gone to bed.
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