The museum has a changing series of exhibitions and smaller displays. Our current exhibitions are listed below. View Previous Exhibitions.

Brain Diaries

Brain Diaries
Throughout your life, your brain undergoes extraordinary changes, and makes you the person you are. The Brain Diaries exhibition and event programme reveal how the latest neuroscience is transforming what we know about our brains, from birth to the end of life.
From 10 March - 31 December

Coming Soon

Into the Woodlands Exhibition
Into the Woodlands
Eight hundred years ago, the Charter of the Forest gifted public access to Britain's woodlands, to be used and enjoyed by all. Marking this anniversary, and celebrating 75 years of Wytham Woods, this display features woodland-inspired work by Robert Macfarlane, Stanley Donwood, Robin Wilson, Rosie Fairfax-Cholmeley and Richard Lawrence.
Opens 30 November
Wytham Room, First Floor

Smaller displays


All that glitters...
Reflected and refracted light creates the many bright and shining colours of these insects. This dazzling natural display is created by a combination of embedded pigments and sculpted surfaces on each insectís external skeleton.
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From 9 November - 7 January

Community Case

Community case
My Brain Diaries
The results of a creative collaboration between brain injury association Headway Oxfordshire and poet Kelley Swain, who drew on the Museum's Brain Diaries exhibition for inspiration.
From 18 October - 2 February

Research Case

Research case

Stone Age Primates
The remarkable use of tools by non-human primates, based on research from the University of Oxfordís Primate Archaeology Project.

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