Talks and Tours

First World War tour


First World War tour

Wednesdays 15.15, June to Armistice Day (November) 2014

A WWI tour with a difference - consider how this conflict affected people around the world before, during and after 1914-18. On this free 20-minute tour you’ll discover the stories behind fascinating and poignant objects; from currency to engraved artillery shell cases, from musical instruments to armour. IWM logo Part of the First World War Centenary programme.


Saturday Spotlight

Third Saturday of the month 14.30

Events focusing on the displays and their relevance today; find out more about the collections, meet curators, hear specialist speakers, or join in workshops. Suitable for adults and older children.

Upcoming programme of gallery talks.

Still Sunday morning

Still Sunday Morning

Every Sunday 10.00 – 11.30

Still a good time of the week for a relaxed visit - space to draw, a chance to study or simply to stand and stare. At 10.45 watch a 45minute audio-visual presentation featuring Sir David Attenborough, introducing many familiar, and some easily missed, treasures of the collections.

More ways to add variety to your visit to the Pitt Rivers


Highlights tour

Wednesdays 14.30 and 15.15

Volunteer-led introductory tour of the Museum. Tours last about 20 minutes. No booking necessary. Please gather at the Information point 5 minutes before the start of each tour.


Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum

A programme of lectures and events are held by the Friends of the Pitt Rivers.

Read more about the Friends of the Pitt Rivers