Travelling by train to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History is super-simple. The nearest railway station to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History is Oxford, which is served by GWR, Chiltern and CrossCountry services throughout the day. It's 19 minutes to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History on foot. You'll find the museum north-east of the station on Parks Road.
The Museum of Natural History houses the University's impressive scientific collections of geological and zoological specimens. The Museum itself is a Grade 1 listed building, renowned for its spectacular neo-Gothic architecture built between 1855 to 1860 and includes statues of Aristotle, Darwin, and Linnaeus.
Popular exhibits include the Oxfordshire dinosaurs, the dodo, whale skeletons suspended from the ceiling, an observation beehive, and the nesting swifts in the tower.
Visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History website for opening information.
|Weekdays||05:45 - 20:00|
|Saturday||07:30 - 20:00|
|Sunday||07:15 - 20:00|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Available|
|Staff Help notes|
Staff assistance is available; please request assistance from any member of staff if you have not booked assistance in advance.
|Customer Service notes|
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
|Customer help points||Available|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||APCOA Parking (UK) Limited|
|Car parking spaces||530|
|Cycle storage spaces||758|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes|
|Cycle storage notes||<p>Cycle storage available for 758 cycles. Please note cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge restriction apply.</p>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Available|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Accessible Taxis available at this station Please request staff assistance or call our free help line for.
More about the Museum of Natural History
There's a lot more to the Museum of Natural History that meets the eye. Hidden sculptures, train station roofs and bear-whales (not a typo!) await you at the museum - take a sneak peek in the video below!