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Best Things To Do Indoors In Oxford

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A little girl peering around the corner of an escape room at Escape Hunt

Escape Hunt Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ever been to a kid-friendly escape room? Head out to Escape Hunt Oxford and take on one of 5 exciting experiences, suitable for kids of all ages. Eve...

Boy in costume at The Story Museum in Oxford

The Story Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Story Museum’s exhibitions and spaces are currently closed for redevelopment, with plans to reopen in 2020. In the meantime, you can still visit...

Painted maze at Modern Art Oxford

Modern Art Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Modern Art Oxford is a visual gallery devoted to presenting exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. Lots of family related things to do: The...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Oxford Magdalen St

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

A trip to the flicks is one of the best ways to spend time as a family - the only hard bit comes with deciding what to watch! Take your pick at ODEON...

ODEON Cinema room

ODEON Oxford George St

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

We all love a trip to the movies, so cast your vote and decide what you and your gang want to see tonight at ODEON Oxford George St. With 6 screens o...

Exhibition room at Museum of the History of Science in Oxford

History of Science Museum

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The History of Science Museum houses an unrivalled collection of early scientific instruments in the world's oldest surviving purpose built museum bu...

Boys sword fighting at Oxford Castle Unlocked

Oxford Castle & Prison

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Travel back in time to Oxford Castle Unlocked: home to over 10 centuries of intrigue. This site is packed to the brim with history; where to start?!...

Outside view at The Ashmolean in Oxford

The Ashmolean

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Founded in 1683,The Ashmolean Museum is Britain's first public museum and home to the University of Oxford's world class collections of art and archa...

Woman looking at exhibit at Bates Collection of Musical Instruments in Oxford

Bates Collection of Musical Instruments

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Bates Collection of Musical Instruments has over 2000 immaculately maintained instruments from Western orchestral music traditions, all the way f...

Artefact at Museum of Oxford

Museum of Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Oxford offers fun and interactive galleries for families to explore local history of Oxford and its people; including an interactive touch...

Disco ice skating at Oxford Ice Rink

Oxford Ice Rink

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Ice Skating and Rollerskating

A visit to Oxford Ice Rink is great fun for all the family. General sessions, family sessions and lessons for children of all abilities are held dail...

Outside view of The Bodleian Library in Oxford

The Bodleian Library

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The Bodleian Libraries Visit the world famous Bodleian Libraries. The Bodleian Libraries can offer Guided Tours for families with children over 11 ye...

Exhibitions in The Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford

The Pitt Rivers Museum5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Pitt Rivers Museum offers free drop-in family events and object handling opportunities that take place on the first Saturday of every month, ever...

Outside view of Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Oxford University Museum of Natural History houses the University's scientific collections of zoological, entomological and geological specimens...

Families listening to speaker at The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden

  • Oxford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

The University of Oxford Botanic Garden The Garden consists of 3 eminently explorable sections. The Glasshouses contain plants that need protection f...

Climbing wall at Rock Solid Climbing Wall in Oxford

Rock Solid Climbing Wall

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Rock Solid Climbing Wall facilities include bouldering room, bottom rope wall and Walltopia lead tower. Kids' Open Session for 7yrs+. Mondays 4.30pm...

Race Hut Oxford girl on simulator

The Race Hut Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

Find out what it’s like to drive the fastest cars known to man with the added thrill of the race at The Race Hut Oxford. Choose 1 of 16 state-of-the-...

Partyman World Oxford

Partyman World Oxford5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Partyman World Oxford is stuffed to the brim with family favourites like face painting, ball ponds and so much more. It really is the best way to par...

UV light room at Gravitee Golf in Oxford

Gravitee Golf

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Crazy Golf

Golf doesn’t have to be dad’s boring hobby any more! Take the whole family for a round of crazy golf at Gravitee Golf - Oxford’s biggest (and wackies...

Vue cinema screen. Source: PinkNews

Vue Oxford

  • Oxford
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

The film fun starts here! Jump into movie magic at Vue Oxford, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exciting action films to hilarious comedie...

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