Explore the museums and art galleries in Oxfordshire. This list of museums in Oxfordshire contains museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries with permanent collections, as well as art galleries and exhibition spaces that may not own or hold permanent collections, but will display or sell works of art on an ongoing basis.
Kendrew Barn at St John’s College, University of Oxford, is a purpose-built gallery which hosts a range of temporary exhibitions.
The British Motor Museum hosts the world’s largest collection of historic British cars, celebrating the past, present and future of British motoring.
The Oscar Nemon Studio Museum and Archive are two separate buildings set in the garden of Pleasant Land, the sculptor’s home for forty years.
A gallery and exhibition space in North Oxford to exhibit Modern and Contemporary Art, which also includes an artist’s studio dedicated to a series of artist residencies.
The Oxfordshire Museum is situated in an 18th-century house in the heart of Woodstock, with a purpose-built gallery hosting changing exhibitions. Modern extensions house reception, shop, and café with indoor and outdoor seating, providing views across the large and well-stocked garden.
At the Aston Martin Heritage Trust, you will be able to enjoy viewing the ultimate collection of cars, scale models, trophies, engines, racing memorabilia and engineering tools.
A modern and contemporary art gallery, and viewing space for private clients, in Delly End, west Oxfordshire, run by art advisor Lucy Meakin and art dealer Ben Parsons.
A group of Oxfordshire artists who work in studios built at the edge of Topples Wood, part of the ancient Royal Hunting Forest of Wychwood.
Not bound by medium, Zuleika Gallery in Woodstock, Oxfordshire presents work of the highest quality to an international audience of collectors.
The old town hall is now home to the Abingdon County Hall Museum, and there are, indeed, fine views from the rooftop overlooking the market square.
Oxford’s History of Science Museum houses an unrivalled collection of historic scientific instruments in the world’s oldest surviving purpose-built museum building.
One of the UK’s leading independent Museums, the River & Rowing Museum has over 114,000 visitors a year.