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Banbury Museum

Castle Quay Spiceball Park Road | Spiceball Park Road, Banbury OX16 2PQ, England
+44 1295 753752
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Loved the Lego exhibit on Saturday... the personnel were pleasant and helpful .. will definately go... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dovie3
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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Lots to see and purchase, also Museum is good and changing all the time. They have facilities for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lesleyriddiford
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Banbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“local history” (17 reviews)
“shopping centre” (22 reviews)
“castle quay” (13 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:45 - 17:15
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Castle Quay Spiceball Park Road | Spiceball Park Road, Banbury OX16 2PQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the Lego exhibit on Saturday... the personnel were pleasant and helpful .. will definately go again to other events.

Thank dovie3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and purchase, also Museum is good and changing all the time. They have facilities for school children with various activities going on throughout holiday times.

Thank lesleyriddiford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited one Saturday morning whilst in the town of Banbury. It's around a ten minute walk from the railway station and on the opposite side of the canal from the shopping centre. It's housed in a fairly modern building and I enjoyed the information...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 11 September 2017

As a resident thought I'd check it out despite what others have told me - but they were right, very weak presentation of the history of the town (Some mention of weaving for which Banbury was famous but NO mention of Banbury cheese!) Civil war...More

Thank SnidgeAllen
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Located by the Oxford canal this small museum packs a punch well above its weight. Beware town signage is not the best and you can walk straight past. The best entrance is in the Castle Quays shopping centre through the tourist information centre. That way...More

Thank HighWycombeCouple
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A relaxed, light - filled space where you can bring your littl'uns and know they're going to love it.

Thank CaroDuncan
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The museum is located in the Castle shopping centre so easy to find. Being interested in the local history I thought I would call in and so what was on offer here. The museum is small but informative. I hope with the plans to extend...More

Thank Vince A
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Great little free museum, while away an hour here. A lot of interesting exhibits and a canal side area too. Close to the Castle Quay shopping centre

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

On a short visit to Banbury we decided to look into this local museum located on the canal and part of the large modern shopping centre. The display is a potted history of the town and is well laid out and accessible. A decent range...More

Thank bdon257
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Good local museum with a good section on the local civil war action and local industries. Free entry contribution if you wish

Thank The_Luffs
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Emfy
22 February 2017|
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Response from FlorenceScholar | Reviewed this property |
I do apologise for the tardy response Emfy - life has been a little hectic... I am not certain to be honest with you & it would best to check directly with the museum itself....
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Julie P
20 September 2016|
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