This list of museums in Oxfordshire, England 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. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.

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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Benson Veteran Cycle Museum Image needed LHB Benson South Oxfordshire Transportation information, veteran and vintage cycles dating from 1818 to 1925
Blenheim Palace The West Front, Blenheim Palace. - - 138111 Woodstock Oxfordshire Historic house 17th century opulent country house, collections of fine and decorative art, birthplace of Winston Churchill. Host Vintage car rallies & other events
Bygones Museum Museum of Bygones, Claydon - - 142233 Claydon Cherwell History information, antiques, memorabilia, farming equipment, 1920's kitchen, domestic appliances, electricians workshop, blacksmith, wheelwright and a boat-builder display, steam engines
Chipping Norton Museum Image needed LHB Chipping Norton West Oxfordshire Local website, local history, archaeology, agriculture, industry
Cogges Manor Farm Museum Cogges Manor Farm Museum - - 745300 Witney West Oxfordshire Farm Victorian era farm and historic house
Combe Mill Image needed LHB Combe West Oxfordshire Technology Preserved beam engine and timber mill
Didcot Railway Centre 1338 Didcot Railway Centre Didcot South Oxfordshire Railway Railway engines with outdoor track
Hook Norton Brewery Hook norton brewery 1 Hook Norton Cherwell Food Brewery tours and museum. Some steam operated machinery
Mapledurham Watermill Mapledurham Watermill 1 Mapledurham South Oxfordshire Mill 18th century watermill, located on the grounds of Mapledurham House
Oxford Bus Museum City of Oxford Motor Services AEC Regent III RTs at the Oxford Bus Museum Long Hanborough West Oxfordshire Transport Bus and road transport, Morris Motor Company automobiles
Pendon Museum Pendon's Madderport Long Wittenham South Oxfordshire Railway Model railways showing typical scenes on the Great Western Railway of the 1920s
Pitt Rivers Museum Pitt-rivers-m2 Oxford Oxford Anthropology Oxford University museum, based on the collection of General Augustus Pitt Rivers, archaeological and ethnographic objects from all parts of the world, includes musical instruments, weapons, masks, textiles, jewellery, tools, armour, ceramics
Swalcliffe Barn Image needed LHB Swalcliffe Cherwell Agriculture information, 15th century tithe barn with collection of local agricultural and trade vehicles
Swinford Museum Image needed LHB Filkins West Oxfordshire Local website, local domestic, agricultural, trade and craft tools
Vale and Downland Museum Vale and Downland Museum, Wantage Wantage Vale of White Horse Local History of the Vale of White Horse area around the town of Wantage, art exhibits, 7.9m long model railway, Victorian country kitchen
Wallingford Museum UK-Wallingford Museum Wallingford South Oxfordshire Local Local history, archaeology, Wallingford Castle, medieval life, Victorian street scene
Williams F1 Grand Prix Collection Williams F1 FW11 Crop Grove Vale of White Horse Automotive website, information, part of the RBS Williams F1 Conference Centre, Formula One racing cars and history of WilliamsF1 racing team, open for tours on select dates

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  1. "Please note that the House is now closed. We hope a solution can be found to prevent the House from being sold and the collection broken up."

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