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Story Museum courtyard

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Book your Museum Entry tickets

Museum Day Ticket prices – available until 7 July 2018

Adult: £7.50
Under-18s and concessions: £5
Family ticket: £20 (4 people including at least 1 child)
Children under 2 and companions of disabled visitors: free

Children aged 11 and over may visit The Story Museum unaccompanied provided that they have their parents’ or guardians’ permission.

Please note that after Alice’s Day on 7 July, the Museum exhibition spaces will be closing to the public for major redevelopment. Some events will continue to happen on site and watch out for our free drop-in activities in the Changing Room during the summer holidays.

Event tickets

Event tickets are priced separately.

Please note that an event ticket does not entitle you to Museum entry unless explicitly stated.

Please see the booking details on the relevant event page.

Children under the age of 11 may must be accompanied at all events, and both parents and children must have tickets.

Where specifically stated, at some workshops children may be left unaccompanied provided that we have a completed registration form.

Terms and conditions

Details of our ticket terms and conditions, including our refunds and exchange policy, are available here.

Opening Hours – Museum exhibitions & installations

Term time*
Friday & Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday 11.00-16.00

School holidays
Open daily
Monday – Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday 11.00-16.00

*Term dates for Oxfordshire state schools. Please check tables below for details

Opening Hours – Shop & Cafe
Monday – closed (open 10.00-17.00 during school holidays*)
Tuesday – Saturday 10.00-17.00
Sunday 11.00-16.00

May 2018

May 2018 opening times

June 2018


July 2018


August 2018

August 2018 opening times

Find out where we are.

Our programme of events runs all year round. Have a look at our What’s On section.