Christmas | Banbury Museum

The Museum & shop will be open everyday excluding Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day.

Opening Hours

Monday – Friday   10:00 -16:00.

Saturday                10:00 -17:00.

Sunday                   11:00-15:00

Winter Opening times for Pavement Coffee Co.

Tuesday – Friday   09:00 -16:00.

Saturday                09:00 -17:00.

Sunday                    11:00-15:00

Our partners at Pavement Coffee Co. will be closed from Christmas Eve until 5th January 2022 inclusive.


What’s On: Events, Exhibition & Galleries

Explore local history in the Banbury and Waterways Galleries or take in our temporary exhibition in the Pye Gallery. There’s a free trail for the Banbury Gallery and events on this Christmas holidays to keep little ones busy even if the weather outside is ‘frightful’. Finish your visit with a browse in our wonderful museum shop, stocked with local artists, hand made gifts and souvenirs. 

Make a Christmas Gift

Saturday 11th December

10.30am – 11.45am & 1.30pm-2.45pm

Make a sparkly fridge magnet to give to a loved on this Christmas. Customise a festive box and tag to complete the gift.

Book Tickets

Build It!

Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th & Friday 31st December

10:30am – 12:00pm

Kids can come and let their imagination run wild playing with our collection of LEGO® & DUPLO® bricks.

Book Tickets

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

In its 57th year, Banbury Museum & Gallery host this extraordinary exhibition at the start of its international tour.

Be immersed in the diversity of the natural world, explore some of the worlds richest habitats, spectacular species and see fascinating animal behaviour.

The exhibition includes 100 images from the main exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum, London.


Book Tickets