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Hard Hat Tours


Friday 13th September - Friday 13th September

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Key facts




Free but booking essential.


Tickets can be booked by clicking book now (above), by calling 01865 807 600, or directly from The Story Museum in our café and shop.

About the event

Don your hard hats and take a sneak peek at our builders at work and witness the amazing transformation of our most unusual museum, courtesy of Edgar Taylor Ltd.

Ages 12+. All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 

Free, but donations encouraged.

Limited availability – booking essential.

Arriving: When you arrive at The Story Museum, please enter through the cafe and let a staff member know you’re here for a Hard Hat Tour. They will contact your guide for you.

Footwear: Please wear sensible footwear for your tour. No sandals or high heels.

Age Guidance: Hard Hat Tours are strictly available only to those aged 12 and over.

Accessibility: Unfortunately, our building site is not accessible to those with limited mobility.

This event is part of Open Doors, coordinated by the Oxford Preservation Trust. 

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