celebrating story in all its forms....
The Story Museum exists to celebrate children's stories and to share enjoyable ways for young people to learn through stories as they grow. More info.
We are not open all the time - please see our events page for what's on.
View Neil Gaiman (right) and many more of your favourite authors as never before - photographed as their childhood story heroes. Explore stories with them and let us know your own in our exciting new interactive exhibition, opening Saturday 5 April. More info
Plus a full programme of author events and activities. Watch this space.
The builders are making progress. Our shop and cafe will be opening this spring. Would you like to get involved? Find out more about volunteering opportunities.
schools and outreach workshops
Saturday 8 March
Family Print Workshop
Put your pens away and discover the art of printing by hand on the Bodleian’s antique printing presses. More info.
Sunday 30 March
The History of the Wizard - Kevin Crossley-Holland
Award-winning author Kevin Crossley-Holland, dressed as Merlin, at the Oxford Literary Festival. In association with The Story Museum. More info.
The House of Story
'This is the house of story. A host inhabits this hall. A shadowy throng of words that flit about...' See master storyteller Daniel Morden bring Ovid's tale to life in The Story Museum's atmospheric building. A taste of things to come... Watch here.
Listen to colourful stories from around the world.
“A wonderful gift from Oxford, where so many stories have begun, to the whole world.” Philip Pullman
We are a registered charity, no: 1107809
The Story Museum
We have a permanent home in the heart of Oxford, UK, which we are working to transform into a new centre of children's literature and storytelling. We're a registered charity, no: 1107809.
We're still in pumpkin stage and not yet fully open, while we plan our 'cathedral of stories'. Please see our events page for happenings which are open to all.