Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum

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Step back in time and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of military history at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum for just £20 for a family of four!

  • All day entry to museum
  • Adult tickets from just £6.50
  • Child tickets from only £3.50
  • Under 5's and carers go for free!

Nestled in the heart of the historic town of Woodstock, this museum offers a captivating journey through centuries of valour, sacrifice, and bravery. Get your tickets today or read on to find out more about this extraordinary museum. 

Military history comes to life at this museum in Oxfordshire

From the ancient Romans to the modern era, this is a place where the stories of soldiers and their indomitable spirit come to life. Whether you're a history enthusiast, a curious learner, or a family seeking an engaging day out, the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum promises an unforgettable experience that pays homage to the heroes who shaped the course of history.

As Oxfordshire's sole military history museum, SOFO offers an immersive experience through changing exhibitions and permanent galleries. These encompass a recreated WWI trench, a mock section of a D-Day Horsa Glider, and interactive displays. The museum delves into the stories of the Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry's WWII battles, modern soldiers' lives, and the covert world of espionage in the 'Secret War'.

Explore figures of the past and present on this family day out in Oxfordshire

The museum's galleries also spotlight notable figures such as Winston Churchill in the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars and unveil stories of soldiers and survivors through exhibits like Liberation of Bergen-Belsen.

Captivating insights into local individuals turned prisoners of war are featured in POWs: At Home and Abroad. SOFO stands as a tribute to the sacrifices and resilience of those who shaped Oxfordshire's military legacy, making history come alive for all who visit.

So, whether you're a local resident or just looking for a great day out in Oxfordshire, be sure to make a visit to the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum and take with you not just memories, but a deeper understanding of the sacrifices made by those who served.

There really is no better place in Oxfordshire to visit in order to gain a true understanding of what it means to be a soldier, so take your kids or grandkids today for a fascinating historic day out in Woodstock. 

Oxfordshire OX20 1SN
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How to find us

Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum can be found on Park Street, Woodstock, OX20 1SN

By bus:

Buses S3 and S7 stop in Woodstock from Oxford City Centre, as does the S7 from Witney

By train: 

The nearest train stations are Oxford and Long Hanborough. The S3 and S7 buses for Woodstock will also stop by these stations.

  • Toilets
  • Gift shop

It is recommended to spend at least one hour at the Soldiers of Oxfordshire Museum.

Woodstock's free, Long Stay Car Park is on Hensington Road, a 10 minute walk from the museum (OX20 1JQ) while disabled and Short Stay (1-3 hours) spaces can be found right outside the museum on Park Street.

The museum offers disabled access throughout including a disabled access toilet and lift.

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