Family Friendly Events, Activities and Workshops

Object Handling Every Saturday

Every Saturday 11.00 - 13.00 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 info point 10.00 - 16.00 every Saturday. Borrow a backpack full of activities and become a family of museum explorers.

Programme of Other 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.


Saturday 2 December, 13.00 - 16.00

See toys from around the world and then make your own to take home.

Friday 8 December CANCELLED

A fun and hands-on session for toddlers to 5 years. Come along and see some of our fascinating objects and make something to take home with you.

Download our programme

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