- Museums and Art Galleries
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor
You can't talk about the history of Oxfordshire without exploring its rich military heritage. The Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum is your key to unlock the past!
Rather than just facts and statistics this museum lets you really explore and understand the people that were involved in the war. Delve into the lives of the soldiers as interactive displays help you learn about the individuals fighting, their families and about them as people.
Then go get your hands dirty as you explore the mock WW1 trench and take cover from enemy! Explore Oxford’s fascinating military history further by hearing about it first hand at the special talks and film nights the museum puts on. There’re even fun family activities and kids clubs for you to get involved in!
- Explore Oxfordshire’s military history
- Mock WW1 Trench
- Kids club & activities
- Picnics Allowed
- Snacks Available
- Wheelchair Friendly
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available Nearby
- Pushchair Friendly
Getting There and Contact Information
SOFO Museum, Park Street, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1SN, England
The Museum is located on the same site as The Oxfordshire Museum (TOM). Pass through TOM reception to reach SOFO Museum.
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 14:00 - 17:00
Adults (16+): £4.50
Kids (5-16): £2.50
Under 5's: Free
45 minutes before closing time.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Baby food facilities
There are baby food/milk warming facilities available.
SOFO's main public galleries are all located on the ground floor and fully accessible. A lift is available upon request should a visitor need to access the first floor Research Centre (these rooms are not typically open to the public). The Museum has an induction loop system fitted in the reception area.
Disabled parking is located directly outside The Oxfordshire Museum. The walk from the Park Street entrance takes approximately 5 minutes and is on level ground. There are also other spaces in Park Street but these are limited. There is a FREE public car park a short walk away (approx. 10 minutes) in Hensington Road.
By bus: S3 and 500 from Oxford city centre. 242 from Witney. The nearest train station is located in Long Hanborough which is 4.1 miles away. Alternatively, regular buses run from Oxford Station to Woodstock.