Museum Displays

The list below details just some of the items on display at the museum.

New displays for 2010
- Working loom
- Map Room and study area
- Extended display of school photographs and material about The Henry Box School (which is 350 years old this year)
- Selection of locally hand made toys
- See here for 2010 exhibition schedule

Local industries and businesses
- Blanket making
- Glove making
- Brewing
- Bartlett's Builders (who operated from what is now the Museum building)

Special displays
- A selection of items from the Hickman Toy Collection
- Reconstruction of a 1950's kitchen
- Reconstruction of a Victorian schoolroom

Life in Witney
- Schools including many old photographs of pupils; Reconstruction of a Victorian schoolroom
- Crime and punishment: the old town stocks
- Places of worship
- Shops and shopping

Local buildings
- Tithe map of Witney (1839) and Hailey (1840) and apportionments so you can find out who lived in each building
- Many photographs of old buildings

Witney District through the ages
- Prehistoric times - selection of fossils
- Romans - archaeological finds from within the district, including Northleigh Roman Villa
- Saxons - follow the boundary of the AD 969 charter of Witney ... discover where Occa's slippery place was
- Mediaeval - the Bishops' Palace and Minster Lovell Hall
- Victorian - the industrial revolution, the coming of the railway

War Time Witney
- Witney aerodrome and de Havillands
- Military History
- The Home Front