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Welcome to Banbury Museum! We are a family friendly museum located in Banbury’s town centre, next to the idyllic canal side. The Civil War, plush manufacturing, the Victorian market town, costume from the 17th century to the present day, Tooley’s...more
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Castle Quay Spiceball Park Road, Banbury OX16 2PQ, England
All reviews local history shopping centre castle quay tourist information modern building small charge canal side interactive bits civil war well laid out lovely items hands on activities fascinating facts tasty food excellent cafe well worth a visit on display
The New and Improved Pye Gallery and Banbury museum is really worth a visit. The Pop Art exhibition is on loan from the V&A and is well curated and fun. Kids would love it. Well with a visit. The canal side cafe downstairs has great...More
Just seen the excellent 'Pop Art in Print' Exhibition - which is on until March - it's well worth seeing. I often call in to the shop as it is good for presents. They have some pretty interesting exhibitions - always worth a look. The...More
Banbury Museum holds different exhibitions some with a small charge. The museum has lovely items to look at for free, we took our young kid's here often now they have grown up they still visit the exhibition.The Cafe is really nice and friendly staff, I...More
have visited this museum every time we visit Banbury and every time it never fails to please us always interesting with excellent visiting artists work, well done and thank you Banbury museum staff Oh and an excellent cafe with equally interesting food.
The museum is entered via the shopping mall (Quays) and is over a bridge. The entrance has some details of the canal and the main room is upstairs with a really interesting history of Banbury. Well worth a visit
My 5 year old daughter had a lovely time in the creative area colouring/making animals. Friendly, helpful members of staff making sure the children have everything they need.
The museum has some hands on exhibits on the walkway over the canal, which the children loved...More
We paid an All too brief visit here during a short stay in the Town. Local history is documented within and the building straddles the canal. Plenty to see and we didn’t do it justice. There were a few children inside, all being well entertained....More