Secondary Schools | Banbury Museum

With our new exhibition Your Amazing Brain: A User’s Guide now open, Banbury Museum & Gallery are collaborating with the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging at the University of Oxford to offer schools some unique educational opportunities.


Neuroscience and Psychology Study Day

26th April 2022

Join researchers from the University of Oxford, for a morning of fascinating lectures as we delve into the study of the human brain and what they are learning about brain function at the cutting edge of science today. Follow this with a visit to Banbury Museum & Gallery new, interactive exhibition, Your Amazing Brain: A User’s Guide. 

This programme is a collaboration between Banbury Museum & Gallery and the Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, University of Oxford who have generously funded the day.

Participation is free of charge and includes a free plant based snack lunch at the Museum.

If you would like your school to participate in the day or just the morning lecture series, please use the links below to register.

Morning Only: Lecture series at The Mill. 

Whole Day: Lecture series at the Mill followed by free snack lunch and a visit to ‘Your Amazing Brain’ exhibition at Banbury Museum & Gallery.  



The Big Brain Roadshow 

The Big Brain Roadshow is an in school activity that combines a play and hands-on activities to give young people an introduction to the history of brain imaging from the 1800s to the present day and an outline of the ways in which current research is building our understanding of the brain. The session is delivered by active researchers working in a variety of roles, including neuroscientists, psychologists, physicists and more.

Suitable for Year 9 students.

3rd-4th May.

**Fully Booked** 


For further details and prices, and to book, please contact the Learning and Engagement Manager, Vicki Wood

Local Studies

The Banbury Gallery

The museum is rich in objects exploring the history of Banbury and the surrounding area, especially the English Civil War. Visit our Banbury History Gallery to find out more.