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Object Handling every Saturday

Every Saturday 10.30 - 12.30 Free family friendly object handling in the Pitt Rivers. Discover more about wonderful and fascinating objects from the museum’s collection.

Museum Family Backpacks

Available from the information Point 10.00 - 16.30 every Saturday .
Borrow a backpack full of activities and become a family of museum explorers.

Programme of other Family Friendly events family friendly events

Fun ways to explore the museum and discover more about our exciting collections. Make something super to take home. FREE drop-in activities for children aged 5+ and special activities designed for under 5s. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

First Saturday of every month and in school holidays 
13.00 - 16.00
(unless otherwise stated)

Boats

Under 5 event: A Little Look at… Boats

Thursday 11 February 10.30 & 11.30

An active hands-on exploration telling the tales of objects in the Museum. Especially for under 5s | Please bear in mind that these sessions last 30 min

Eat

February Half-Term Activities: Eat or be Eaten

Monday 15 February – Wednesday 17 February 13.00 – 16.00

Explore the amazing skills of attack and defence. Crafts, object handling and a family friendly talk a 15.00

Explorers

Pitt Stop: Explorers and adventurers

Saturday 5 March 13.00 – 16.00

Explore the world in the Pitt Rivers Museum. Look at the stories behind some of our famous collectors and collections.

Lamps

Under 5 event: A Little Look at... Lamps

Thursday 10 March 10.30 & 11.30

An active hands-on exploration telling the tales of objects in the Museum. Especially for under 5s | Please bear in mind that these sessions last 30 min

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Download our programme

All of the Oxford University Museums offer family friendly activities. To find out about current events download: The Oxford University Museums family friendly leaflet (PDF)