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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 the ground floor free entry grayson perry modern building canal side interactive bits civil war well laid out hands on activities fascinating facts excellent cafe all ages well worth a visit
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
If you are new to the town then this is s good place to start your exploration.
The museum gives a good history into Banbury and the Canal.
Good for all age groups as there are some hands on displays that can be played with....More
We are regular visitors to the MAD museum so were very excited to see another automata exhibition-the exhibits were limited but of high quality, beautifully curated and enough to keep our very active 5 year old son busy for three quarters of an hour. The...More